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

LATEST EPISODE

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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PAST EPISODES

Creating Positive Relationships with Kids to Build Resilience
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Building relationships with your children can be difficult (especially teens). But having that stability helps them in the future to overcome adversity, build resiliency, and face any tough times ahead. ... read more
How Can Kids Help Stop Climate Change?
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The daunting challenge of stopping climate change can feel like a lot. Especially when you are a kid or a teen. 

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Encore Episode: Body Image and Eating Disorders: How To Spot Them and What To Do
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Our kid's schedules are all over the place these days, that also includes their eating schedules. Some kids are stressed and not eating at all, while others are bored and home all day eating more and more. ... read more
Encore Episode: When to Discuss Weight with Your Child
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Love your child at their current weight while making lifestyle changes in your household. ... read more
Encore Episode: Should Your Kid Make Breakfast?
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Encore Episode: Should Your Kid Make Breakfast?

Expert : Suanne Kowal-Connelly, MD, FAAP
Is it time for your child to start making breakfast? ... read more
Body Image & Back to School Clothes Shopping
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Developing a healthy body image and sense of self in our children is so important. And as we round out the end of summer, you might be heading to the mall or other store to pick up some new clothes for your kids for this school year. ... read more
Encore Episode: How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change
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Find out how to address your kids' concerns about climate change. ... read more
Encore Episode: Cross Cultural Kids & Identity
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Encore Episode: Cross Cultural Kids & Identity

Expert : Dr. Anisha Abraham, MD, MPH
Today we are diving into a new and interesting topic here on the show: cross-cultural kids. ... read more
Dealing with Back to School Dread and Anxiety
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Our kids are heading back to school soon, most likely in person this time. But after a year of staying home with no routines, it can be a bit nervewracking to think about heading back to the busy halls of a bustling school. ... read more
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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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