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Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Do Babies Need to Burp After Feeding?

Jun 7, 2021

New parents may worry that their newborn will have stomach problems if she doesn't burp after feeding. But pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner says not to worry: the air in your baby will find a way out. She explains symptoms associated with colic and spitting up symptoms and why new parents shouldn't ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Baby's Hair

Apr 12, 2021

Will shaving your baby's head make its hair grow thicker? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner says no. On this episode of Debunking Old Wives’ Tales, Dr. Gellner highlights some common misconceptions out there about what makes a baby's hair grow and gives some real, science-based tips for caring for ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Treating Acne

Feb 13, 2017

On this episode of Debunking Old Wives’ Tales, pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner tests your knowledge of what's true and not true about acne. From tanning to makeup to washing your face, Dr. Gellner debunks the many myths surrounding the dreaded acne problem many teenagers face....

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Cranky Babies with Feeding Issues

Feb 6, 2017

If your baby is cranky and can't sleep, should you try a different formula? Are colicky babies just hungry? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner challenges some myths around cranky babies with feeding issues and explains why gassiness isn't such a bad thing and why crying doesn't necessarily mean it's ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Troubleshooting Your Newborn

Jan 30, 2017

Newborns don’t come with a detailed instruction manual, which can leave parents terrified when their baby’s body does bizarre things. On this episode of Debunking Old Wives’ Tales, we cover five of the normal, yet strange, symptoms that your new bundle of joy may be experiencing. From ...

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Is My Child’s Poop Supposed to be Green?

Sep 19, 2016

Parents, especially new ones, can become obsessed with what’s in their child’s diaper. How much is enough? How much is too little? What color is normal? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner addresses three of the most common bowel movement myths about toddlers....

Debunking Old Wives' Tales: Triggers for Colds and Ear Infections

Sep 5, 2016

Is your child’s teething causing their ear infections? Will they catch a cold if you let them go outside with wet hair? What about if you leave a window open while they’re sleeping? Dr. Cindy Gellner set the record straight on three of the more common old wives’ tales about colds and ear ...