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

5 Most Common Pediatric Home Injuries

Dec 2, 2019

Kids are active, spontaneous—and bound to eventually get hurt at home. What are the most common injuries, how do they happen, and how you can prevent them in the first place? Dr. Cindy Gellner shares the 5 most common injuries your kid may encounter....

How to Speak to Your Child About Obesity

Nov 25, 2019

Bringing up health concerns like body weight can be a challenge. It can be even trickier when speaking with a child. Dr. Cindy Gellner recommends a few strategies to constructively speak about lifestyle changes without damaging a child’s self-esteem or triggering a parent....

The Effects of Vaping on Children

Nov 18, 2019

Vaping is a huge problem in the teen population. Not only because of how many teens have begun vaping, but also the potentially dangerous chemicals present in vape juice. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why vaping is not a healthy alternative to tobacco, especially for teenagers....

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....

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....

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 ...

What Causes Chest Pain in Your Child?

Oct 14, 2019

When a child complains about chest pain, it’s easy for parents to panic and assume it’s a heart problem or pneumonia. But it’s much more likely to be something less serious like costochondritis or precordial catch syndrome. Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what these conditions are and how they’re...