Healthy Kids Zone

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.

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Latest Shows

Myths and Facts About Fevers in Children and Infants

Jun 8, 2018

When your child has a fever, it can be difficult to tell whether it’s serious enough to see a pediatrician. Dr. Cindy Gellner goes over some myths and facts about fevers in children and infants, including how to tell low-grade and high-grade fevers apart and how to treat each. She also gives some ...

Lack of Sleep Can Affect Children's Performance in School

Jun 4, 2018

Parents know a sleep-deprived kid is a cranky kid, but lack of sleep can also have a negative impact on your child's health and performance in school. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains why it is important to get your kids to bed on time to ensure they get the sleep their minds and bodies need. ...

5 Tips to Get Your Child to Eat More Vegetables

May 28, 2018

Your child either loves veggies, or they hate veggies. As a parent, if your child falls into the second group of veggie-haters, preparing healthy meals and snacks can be a challenge. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner has five ways you can sneak vegetables into your child's diet. ...

Why Does My Child Always Need to Go to the Bathroom?

May 25, 2018

If your child needs to use the bathroom every ten minutes or so, or if you frequently see urine spots in their underwear, you might be concerned. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner says these are common symptoms in preschool-aged kids. She discusses the main reason young children experience frequent uri ...

How to Stop My Child From Wetting the Bed

May 21, 2018

Bedwetting is more common than you would think. But it's often something parents and kids don't want to talk about because it can be embarrassing. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about why a child might be wetting the bed, what's normal and what's not, and how you can help your child through th ...

Should I Be Worried If My Child Gets Sick Too Often?

May 17, 2018

It’s the time of year when your child gets sick over and over, and you wonder if they’ll ever be healthy again. They start to sniffle and you bundle them up to try to keep the sickness at bay. But contrary to popular belief, we don’t get sick because the weather’s too cold or because we’re ...

My Child Has an Eating Disorder

May 14, 2018

While there are no clear answers as to what causes eating disorders, they can cause serious and potentially dangerous health problems with your child. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses how your child’s physical and mental health can be impacted by an eating disorder and the best ways to get ...

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