Keep your kids healthy and happy

Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner is passionate about preventive care, childhood obesity, allergy and asthma management, 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

Does My Child Need an Emotional Support Animal?

Jan 12, 2021

Animals can provide comfort, this is a fact. But an emotional support animal is not a pet or a service animal and requires specific training and certification. Some parents may think to request a letter from their child's pediatrician if the child has an emotional disability and a pet helps calm ...

Does Your Child Have Pigeon Feet? When It's Normal – And When It's Not

Jan 4, 2021

Many children have in-toeing – also known as pigeon toes or duck feet – when they start growing. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why it's so common and when you should expect your child to grow out of it. However, if your child reaches a certain age and still has turned-in feet, you may ...

Well-Child Visits During COVID-19

Dec 21, 2020

Well-child visits are still happening, even during a global health pandemic. The good news is your doctor's office is probably one of the safest places to be during COVID-19 outside of your house. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about what to expect during your child's visit, how doctors' ...

Keeping Students and Teachers Safe During COVID-19

Dec 9, 2020

While the classroom may look different this year, school is still happening. As a parent, you worry your child might get infected if they are attending in-person classes. But if your child is remote learning, you worry they are not fully absorbing the learning materials. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy ...

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

Nov 16, 2020

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. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about how you should treat your child’s injured nose at home and when it’s time ...

Fun Halloween Activities During COVID-19

Oct 26, 2020

Just because you're social distancing, doesn't mean you can't celebrate Halloween this year. There are a lot of fun Halloween activities you and your family can enjoy—even during a global health pandemic. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has some dos and don'ts on how to celebrate Halloween during ...

How to Treat Your Child’s Cold Sore

Oct 12, 2020

Most adults have had a cold sore at some point—cold sores are very common. But what can you do as a parent if your child develops cold sores? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains how core sores are triggered in children and how you can prevent and treat your child’s cold sores....