Research shows that children and adolescents are struggling with body image. Luckily, early intervention techniques can help you and your kids develop a healthy relationship with their bodies and with...
As a parent, you worry when your child feels ill. If your child is suffering from painful, chronic headaches, you may assume the worst. But the cause of your child’s pain may be something much more simple. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains how stress, anxiety, and screen time may be causing your child’s headaches and how to prevent them.
Has your child got a bad cough that almost sounds like a seal? Hearing a child with croup is concerning to any parent. Cindy Gellner, MD, breaks down what is happening to cause the nasty cough. She suggests some at-home treatments, discusses how a pediatrician can help, and when it is time to go to the ER.
Is your young daughter complaining about painful urination when using the bathroom? It could be more than a urinary tract infection. Girl parts can be very sensitive, especially between the ages of potty training and puberty. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains the most common causes of pain or irritation in the vagina or vulva, how to prevent them, and what treatments can provide relief to your daughter.
A majority of children will not develop 20/20 vision until they are four to six years old. During those first few years, what should parents do to make sure their kids maintain healthy vision? Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains vision screening expectations during the first years of your child’s life, how to navigate school vision screening requirements, and when your child may need to see an optometrist.