with Dr. Cindy Gellner

Keep your kids healthy and happy with the help of Dr. Cindy Gellner. She's passionate about preventive care, childhood obesity, allergy and asthma management and the power of reading aloud to your children. Not afraid to talk about anything, she'll keep you informed about the latest trends and issues facing children today, plus give tips that will help raising your kids a little less stressful.

Latest Shows

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 te ...

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 visi ...

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 mo ...

Depression in Children on the Rise — How to Help Your Child with Their Mental Health

Jun 15, 2020

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 3.2 million kids aged 12 to 17 have had a depressive episode in the last year. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what depression looks like in children and how you as a parent can help your child’s mental health. ...

Can Anxiety Transfer to My Baby Through Breastfeeding?

Jun 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful for many of us. This can be particularly true for mother’s who are breastfeeding and may have concerns about the health of their baby. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why breastfeeding is perfectly safe and can actually be beneficial for both baby a ...

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