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

How to Get Your Child Off the Pacifier

Aug 31, 2020

For many parents, the pacifier was a godsend in helping soothe their infant—especially for those fussy late nights. But prolonged use of the binky may lead to dental problems and orthodontic work, and in some cases, even hinder speech development. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains when and ...

How to Get Your Toddler Off the Bottle

Aug 17, 2020

Weaning a baby off a bottle is easier to talk about than to accomplish. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner acknowledges how difficult this transition can be for both toddler and parent. She shares her advice on how to switch to a sippy cup and strategies to help your child move on from the bottle....

Why Does My Child Get Frequent Nosebleeds?

Aug 3, 2020

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 pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains, it’s the frequent rubbing and blowing of the nose that can actually lead to the bleeding. She ...

Tips for Getting Kids to Wear Face Masks

Jul 28, 2020

Whether you're asymptomatic or have symptoms, wearing a face mask can help reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus for everyone—including children. But getting your child to wear a face mask can be a difficult task. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has some tips for getting your child accustomed ...

Treating Your Child’s Bug Bites

Jul 13, 2020

Summer weather can often lead to bug bites. What do you do if your child gets bit by an insect while playing outside? From mosquito bites to a bite from a black widow, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about the most effective treatments for bug bites....

The Importance of Your Child’s Well Visits

Jul 6, 2020

Parents know to take their kid to their pediatrician when they’re sick, but children should also be visiting regularly even when they seem healthy. Your child’s well visit is much more than just a physical. Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what pediatricians are checking for during your child’s ...

My Child Has Night Terrors — What Can I Do?

Jun 29, 2020

It can be hard to watch your child have night terrors: when they scream and cry inconsolably at night. Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why a small percent of children experience these and how you can help when it happens. Although night terrors usually stop eventually, there are some signs that it’s ...