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Welcome to The Pedsdoctalk Podcast. A podcast hosted by U.S. based Pediatrician and mother Dr. Mona Amin to educate and empower parents in their journey through parenthood. Episodes will include education regarding hot topics in Pediatrics, interviews with experts in the field, conversations with fellow parents, and insight into her experience as a mother and Pediatrician. Content is both evidence-based and experienced-based to give you tips to keep your child healthy and mindful. Follow her on Instagram @pedsdoctalk and YouTube (PedsDocTalk TV) for more!

The PedsDocTalk Podcast Dr. Mona Amin

    • Kids & Family

Welcome to The Pedsdoctalk Podcast. A podcast hosted by U.S. based Pediatrician and mother Dr. Mona Amin to educate and empower parents in their journey through parenthood. Episodes will include education regarding hot topics in Pediatrics, interviews with experts in the field, conversations with fellow parents, and insight into her experience as a mother and Pediatrician. Content is both evidence-based and experienced-based to give you tips to keep your child healthy and mindful. Follow her on Instagram @pedsdoctalk and YouTube (PedsDocTalk TV) for more!

    87: A Mother’s Message: Two mother’s experiences having term babies in the NICU

    87: A Mother’s Message: Two mother’s experiences having term babies in the NICU

    In honor of NICU awareness month, I share the stories of two moms who had babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Stay tuned in a few weeks to hear stories from two other moms who had premature babies in the NICU. 
    On this episode, we discuss: 
    Things NICU moms may be unprepared for  How the medical community can better support NICU parents  What others may not realize about having a NICU experience or being a NICU momHow to advocate for yourself and your babyThis episode is brought to you by:

    THE NEW MOM SURVIVAL GUIDE: The first digital e-course/community created and founded by a Pediatrician mom to guide you and your baby through their first year.  To find out more and to join, visit: http://pedsdoctalk.com/survival-guide. 

    • 1 hr 8 min
    MONDAY MORNINGS WITH DR. MONA: Is sleep-training necessary AND what are the common side effects of vaccines

    MONDAY MORNINGS WITH DR. MONA: Is sleep-training necessary AND what are the common side effects of vaccines

    On this episode of Monday Mornings with Dr. Mona I answer two questions.

    1. A mom of a 16-month old who never sleep-trained and is curious if her toddler will sleep on their own. 
    2.  A mom who is wondering what the common side effects of vaccines are and when to speak to a Pediatrician 

    Tune in to hear me answer these questions.

    If you have a question you want answered on the podcast, call 954 526 2641 to leave a message.

    This episode is brought to you by THE NEW MOM'S SURVIVAL GUIDE:

    The first digital e-course/community created and founded by a Pediatrician mom to guide you through baby's first year.  To find out more and to join the waitlist: visit http://pedsdoctalk.com/survival-guide  or https://pedsdoctalk.com/ 

    • 9 min
    86: Confessions of a School Teacher

    86: Confessions of a School Teacher

    On this episode I welcome Michelle, a  teacher going into her 10th year of teaching family consumer science to grades 7-12 in the Midwest. We discuss the following: 
    Things we wish parents would understandThe problem with being a “lawnmower parent”The importance of sleep in school-age kids The importance of communication with children’s teachers about concernsHow being a pediatrician is similar to being a teacher Systemic problems with education and healthcare This episode is brought to you by:

    THE NEW MOM SURVIVAL GUIDE: The first digital e-course/community created and founded by a Pediatrician mom to guide you and your baby through their first year.  To find out more and to join, visit: http://pedsdoctalk.com/survival-guide. 

    • 33 min
    85: Pumping and Going Back to Work

    85: Pumping and Going Back to Work

    On this episode I welcome back certified lactation counselor Melissa of @pump_momma_pump on Instagram to discuss pumping and going back to work. We discuss the following: 
    Pumping considerations when going back to workTips for success emotionally and physicallyConsiderations for space to pumpHow to best schedule pumpings Common hurdles and how to overcome them Further reading: Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act) along with Frequently Asked Questions https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/nursing-mothers#:~:text=for%20Nursing%20Mothers-,Break%20Time%20for%20Nursing%20Mothers,Section%207%20of%20the%20FLASH. 
    This episode is brought to you by:

    THE NEW MOM SURVIVAL GUIDE: The first digital e-course/community created and founded by a Pediatrician mom to guide you and your baby through their first year.  To find out more and to join, visit: http://pedsdoctalk.com/survival-guide.  
    Better Help
    Thank you to our sponsor, BetterHelp, for sponsoring this episode. To schedule your first therapy session, visit https://www.betterhelp.com/peds to get 10% off your first month.  

    • 18 min
    MONDAY MORNINGS WITH DR. MONA: A mom who is concerned about her toddler being in school and germ exposure around a newborn AND meat aversions in toddlers

    MONDAY MORNINGS WITH DR. MONA: A mom who is concerned about her toddler being in school and germ exposure around a newborn AND meat aversions in toddlers

    On this episode of Monday Mornings with Dr. Mona I answer two questions.

    1. A mom who has a baby due in December and wanted to ask if it's okay that her toddler son still goes to daycare. 
    2.  A mom of a toddler who has questions about her child's meat aversion. 

    Tune in to hear me answer these questions.

    If you have a question you want answered on the podcast, call 954 526 2641 to leave a message.

    This episode is brought to you by THE NEW MOM'S SURVIVAL GUIDE:

    The first digital e-course/community created and founded by a Pediatrician mom to guide you through baby's first year.  To find out more and to join the waitlist: visit http://pedsdoctalk.com/survival-guide  or https://pedsdoctalk.com/ 

    • 8 min
    84: Formula ingredients, regulations, and supporting cognitive development with Enfamil's medical science liaison and registered Dietician

    84: Formula ingredients, regulations, and supporting cognitive development with Enfamil's medical science liaison and registered Dietician

    I welcome Alayne, who is a registered dietician and a medical science liaison for Enfamil to talk about formula ingredients, regulations, and how we can support infant cognitive development early on. 
    We discuss: 
    FDA guidelines on what is required in infant formulaAre European formulas “better” than U.S. FormulasWhat ingredients in formula help support baby’s cognitive development and immune health? How can we support an infant’s development overall?Why is cognitive development an important domain of development? This episode is sponsored by Enfamil Neuropro. For more information and to learn if Enfamil Neuropro is a right fit for your baby, visit Enfamil NeuroPro 
    (https://www.enfamil.com/enfamil-neuropro/?utm_medium=paid_influencer&utm_source=q3_neuropro_con_edelman_website_na_draminpodcast&utm_campaign=q3_neuropro)To learn more about milestone anxiety, check out my article at Enfamil.com. 


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    • 26 min

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