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Is My Child in the Right Car Seat?

Nov 11, 2019

As a parent, you want to make sure your child is as safe as they can be when they're in a vehicle. But did you that the guidelines for car seats have changed several times over the past decade? Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the latest guidelines and how to keep your child safe in the car.

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Constipation After Surgery Is Normal

Nov 7, 2019

It is common to have constipation after surgery, even if your surgeon didn't mention it during discharge. As high as 30 percent of women experience severe constipation in the days following the procedure. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones shares her strategies on how to prevent and treat post-surgery constipation.

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How to Survive Your Newborn’s Sleep Schedule

Oct 28, 2019

Newborns sleep on a schedule all their own—and it never fits with their parents' schedule. How long will your baby’s erratic sleep schedule last? When can a parent expect to get a full night’s rest again? Dr. Cindy Gellner has the answers to your questions.

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How to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, According to a Pediatrician

Oct 21, 2019

Teen pregnancy is something pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner sees far more often than you’d realize. What causes teens to get pregnant? Is it lack of parent involvement? Are kids too embarrassed to ask a parent about prevention? Learn the pediatrician's perspective on the causes of teen pregnancy and what parents can do to help prevent it.

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