Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Causes of Bad Eyesight in Children

Sep 30, 2019

We’ve all heard the adage that reading in the dark will ruin your vision. Or that sitting too close to the TV will fry your eyes. But are these claims actually true? Dr. Cindy Gellner busts these myths about eyesight and talks about how to really keep your kids' eyes healthy....

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Preventing Your Child’s Seasonal Allergies

Sep 17, 2018

Seasonal allergies are miserable. No doubt about that. But do some of the things you’ve been told to help prevent allergy symptoms really work? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner debunks some of the common myths about seasonal allergies and shares tips to help your child avoid sneezing, itchy eyes, ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Summer Safety Tips for Your Kids

Aug 20, 2018

Summer is a time for kids to go outdoors and have fun. But as a parent, you want to make sure they’re safe out there. Does your child really need to wait 30 minutes after eating to swim? Should they get a base tan? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner examines some of the more common summertime safety ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: What You Should and Shouldn’t Be Feeding Your Baby

Jul 30, 2018

There are many feeding recommendations for infants—it can be hard as a parent to keep up with all the latest research and advice. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner shares the facts about the most recent feeding recommendations and debunks some of the more popular myths about what food is best for ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Your Children’s Allergies

Mar 5, 2018

There are a lot of misconceptions about children's allergies. Can your child be born with allergies? Can your child outgrow allergies? Is there anything you can do to prevent your child from developing allergies? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner examine the most common misunderstandings about ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Vaccine Shots When Your Child is Sick

Feb 19, 2018

You’ve scheduled a well-child visit... and your child gets sick. It actually happens often, and some parents believe their child won't be able to get their immunizations while sick. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the best practice if you find your child sick right before a well-child ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Dos and Don’ts for Your Baby's Skin

Jan 8, 2018

A baby's skin is different than an adult's. Newborns' skin can develop more rashes and can be hyper-sensitive. This is because the skin isn’t fully developed until six months. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the top most common skin care myths for your child. Which ones are true and which ...

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