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Doctors and experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics discuss all aspects of your child's health and well-being.

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A Dangerous Flu Season for Children
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A Dangerous Flu Season for Children

Expert : Dr Hank Bernstein, MD
Do your children need a flu vaccine? This year, maybe more than ever...
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Is Your Child Overweight? There is Help
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Is Your Child Overweight? There is Help

Expert : Dr. Sandra Hassink, MD
The AAP's Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight translates emerging science into practical tools to help you, help your child. ... read more
Childhood Obesity: Common Misconceptions
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Childhood Obesity: Common Misconceptions

Expert : Dr. Sandra Hassink, MD
Learn the important healthy steps parents can take if their child is overweight or obese. We give you the tools you need to take control of your family's health.
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Infant Nutrition: Your Questions on Breast Feeding & Formula
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You’ve probably heard it before: “Breast is best.” But is it really? We share the best information on feeding your newborn.
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How to Choose Your Baby's First Foods
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How to Choose Your Baby's First Foods

Expert : Dr. Robert Mendelson, MD
Rice, oatmeal, or barley? What infant cereal or other food will be on the menu for your baby’s first solid meal? And have you set a date? ... read more
The Scoop on Poop: Your Guide to Your Newborn's Habits
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Is it supposed to be green? Is that what diaper rash looks like?  We give you the scoop on your newborn's poop and pee.
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Getting Your Baby to Sleep
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Getting Your Baby to Sleep

Expert : Dr. Robert Mendelson, MD
What's the best way to get your child to go to sleep? Are you going to sleep train your baby? Is it ok to let them cry it out? ... read more
How To Stimulate Your Baby's Brain Development
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How To Stimulate Your Baby's Brain Development

Expert : Dr. Robert Mendelson, MD
Can you do anything to help stimulate your baby's brain development? Do baby videos help? Can talking to your infant help them to learn faster? ... read more
Are Boys Going Through Puberty Earlier?
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Are Boys Going Through Puberty Earlier?

Expert : Dr. Marcia E. Herman-Giddens, MD
Will your son experience puberty six months to two years earlier than you expected? The newest research says yes. ... read more
Do You Smoke In The Car With Your Children Present?
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Do You Smoke In The Car With Your Children Present?

Expert : Dr. Emara Nabi-Burza, MMBS

Now, more than ever, it is important to adopt a strict smoke-free home and car policy to help reduce tobacco smoke exposure for children.

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About Melanie

Melanie Cole, MS Melanie Cole, MS, is the RadioMD Director of Operations. She has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology.

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