Join board certified pediatrician Dr. Amy Conrad each week as she teaches parents how to become the experts in relating, interpreting, and nurturing the personal needs of their children. Each episode explores an aspect of child development, breaking down the conflicting information about what is best, and teaches practical advice for simplifying parenting by tuning into what kids really need.
Should I give my baby the new RSV vaccine?
An FDA panel just voted to approve the new RSV vaccine for babies and vulnerable toddlers. Dr. Amy gives her take on this potential new vaccine, the risks/benefits, and how we can approach making the decision.
Kailee Noland - Baby "Container "syndrome": how to avoid, how to correct, how to encourage healthy development
Dr. Amy chats with pediatric physical therapist Kailee Noland all about Container Syndrome.
Lyme disease in kids: What to know to stay safe this summer
With warmer weather, it's time to talk about tic awareness and lyme disease prevention. Dr. Amy shares her own experience, and talks through the steps to stay safe this summer.
Our lead scare, and how you can prevent lead poisoning in your child
Dr. Amy shares the scary experience of lead exposure in her own son, and talks about how an urban family can make sure to protect themselves against lead poisoning in children.
3 things to know about treating a child's fever
Dr. Amy discusses 3 things for parents to keep in mind when treating a child's fever, including the most common reason kids end up in the emergency room unnecessarily!
Dr. David Bjorklund: Saving our kids' mental health through play and independence
Dr. Amy chats with Dr. David Bjorklund, professor of developmental psychology and senior author of a groundbreaking study in the Journal of Pediatrics that links the mental health crisis in young children today to a decades-long trend in diminishing independence during childhood.
This podcast provides short, actionable answers to questions about how to raise healthy children. Love it!!!
Finally a RELATABLE Parenting Podcast
I love Dr. Amy’s warm voice, relatable stories, advice and her expertise. I also love the length of her episodes as I can get small bites and the episodes are to the point. At this stage in life I don’t have time for a lot of fluff or a ton of ads where I am so appreciative for the length. Dr. Amy also has a wonderful YouTube channel that pairs so well with this podcast. I’m looking forward to more of Dr. Amy.
Insightful, easy to digest parenting information
I’ve listened to a few episodes thus far and these are great. These are evidence-based, bite-sized pieces of insightful parenting advice. This helps to navigate the mountains of information out there and figure out how best to parent your child.