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Postpartum and Maternal Depression
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Postpartum and Maternal Depression

Expert : Dr. Marian Earls

Today we are discussing postpartum and maternal depression, a difficult but important topic to discuss and watch out for in new moms.

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PAST EPISODES

Can Adolescents Safely Socialize On Winter Break?
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We are all going through an unprecedented time and our stress levels are extremely high. For our kids, however, this can be magnified as they may be feeling the strains of social isolation and intense worry. ... read more
Helping Children Struggling With Virtual Learning
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We've had months to learn it, but virtual learning just doesn't seem to get any easier - for parents of the kids! We're all homeschoolers at this point, and its driving some of us a little mad. 

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Staying In Touch With Grandparents During COVID
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One of the hardest parts of this pandemic is not being able to see or hug our older loved ones. Whether it's parents or grandparents, we have to be extra careful to not get these people in our lives sick, and staying away is really the easiest way to do that, even when it hurts. 

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Planning Winter Breaks and the Holidays During COVID
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The number of children who have tested positive for COVID-19 is expected to surpass 1,000,000 very soon. Which is scary for parents especially as we plan for school breaks and winter holidays. 

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COVID-19 And The Holiday Season
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COVID-19 And The Holiday Season

Expert : Dr. Arwa Nasir

Getting through the holidays during COVID 19 is going to be difficult. With kids of any age, there will be a lot of saying no and changing plans and traditions.

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Screening for Bullying, and How To Prevent It
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Screening for Bullying, and How To Prevent It

Expert : Nkeiruka Orajiaka, MD, MPH

One of the worries all parents have is that their kids might get bullied at school, on the sports field, or now even online. Bullying is an even bigger problem now as it takes on many forms and can happen really all the time on social media. 


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Let's Talk Sexual Health and Contraception
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If you're a parent of preteens, tweens, or teenagers, you're going to want to listen to this episode, as we dive into talking to your kids about their sexual health.

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Children, Reading and The Pandemic
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Children, Reading and The Pandemic

Expert : Dr. Dipesh Navsaria

Teaching our kids to enjoy reading can be difficult, but while we're spending more time at home with our families, now might be the perfect time to try and instill a passion for reading in our young ones.

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Digital Advertising and AAP’s Call For Regulations
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Digital Advertising and AAP’s Call For Regulations

Expert : Dr. Yolanda “Linda” Reid Chassiakos
We have never been more dependent on technology than during this pandemic. Between video calls for fun, for work, and many kids going to school virtually, we are on the internet and on screens almost all of the time. ... read more

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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