Keep your kids healthy and happy

Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner is passionate about preventive care and the power of reading aloud to your children. Dr. Gellner will keep parents informed about the latest trends and issues facing children today, plus give tips that will help raising your kids a little less stressful.

Latest Episodes

The Best Toy For Your Child's Development at Every Age

Nov 28, 2022

Pick out the perfect toy for your kids, grandkids, nieces, and nephews this holiday season by knowing how it helps their physical, mental, and social development. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, talks about the five stages of child development, what children learn during each one, and how the right ...

How to Know if Your Child has an Eating Disorder

Nov 21, 2022

The rate of eating disorders among children under 12 has increased by 119% since 2020. Anorexia is the third most common chronic disorder among kids, behind asthma and obesity. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains what could be causing this increase and how to identify the most common red flags ...

How to Prevent Needle Phobia in Kids

Nov 15, 2022

No one likes to be poked with a needle, whether for a vaccine or a blood draw. But for children, getting a shot at the doctor's office can be frightening and lead to some emotional outbursts. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains what she does in her practice to ensure kids are not overly afraid ...

What to Expect if Your Child Gets RSV

Nov 3, 2022

In adults and young children, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can look a lot like the common cold. But for little ones under two years old—especially preemie babies—RSV can be severe due to their still-developing respiratory systems. Cindy Gellner, MD, talks about the increase in RSV during ...

Signs and Symptoms of RSV

Oct 25, 2022

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) mimics the symptoms of a really bad cold. It is especially dangerous for premature babies and children with existing lung or heart ailments and generally requires special treatment. Cindy Gellner, MD, describes the virus, its symptoms, how it differs from the common...

Why Does My Child Get Frequent Nosebleeds?

Oct 3, 2022

There are many reasons children get bloody noses: allergies in the spring, summer and fall can contribute to a bloody nose, and so can the dryness of winter. As Cindy Gellner, MD, explains, it’s the frequent rubbing and blowing of the nose that can actually lead to the bleeding. She tells parents ...

When Does My Child Need to Go to the ER for a Nose Injury?

Oct 3, 2022

Does your child’s nose seem to be a trauma magnet, constantly getting bumped, bruised, and bloodied? It’s pretty typical for kids to hurt their nose as they play and explore. Cindy Gellner, MD, talks about how you should treat your child’s injured nose at home and when it’s time to go to the...