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Keep your kids healthy and happy. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner is passionate about preventive care and the power of reading aloud to your children. Dr. Gellner will keep parents 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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Keep your kids healthy and happy. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner is passionate about preventive care and the power of reading aloud to your children. Dr. Gellner will keep parents informed about the latest trends and issues facing children today, plus give tips that will help raising your kids a little less stressful.

    Myths and Facts About Fevers in Children and Infants

    Myths and Facts About Fevers in Children and Infants

    When your child has a fever, it can be difficult to determine whether it is serious enough to see a pediatrician. Cindy Gellner, MD, goes over some myths and facts about fevers in children and infants, including how to tell low-grade and high-grade fevers apart, and treatments for both. Dr. Gellner also gives some tips about fevers that will help you keep calm while your child is ill.

    • 7 min
    Getting Your Picky Eaters to Eat

    Getting Your Picky Eaters to Eat

    A growing child needs a wide variety of foods, including vegetables. But toddlers are some of the pickiest eaters around. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, discusses why kids are so particular when it comes to eating, and has some strategies for encouraging even the pickiest eaters to try new foods.

    • 4 min
    The Difference Between a Pediatrician and a Pediatric Gynecologist

    The Difference Between a Pediatrician and a Pediatric Gynecologist

    What do you need to know about pediatric OB care and how doctors can address gynecological issues in children? Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, clarifies common misconceptions and sheds light on the scope and limitations of general pediatricians. Learn about the types of gynecological issues that pediatricians can manage and when it's necessary to consult a pediatric gynecologist for specialized care.

    • 4 min
    The Basics: Pediatric Behavioral Issues

    The Basics: Pediatric Behavioral Issues

    Facing challenges with your child's behavior? Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, provides expert guidance on how to differentiate between normal childhood misbehavior and genuine behavioral concerns. Learn when to seek professional help from a mental health specialist and when the issue may actually be a result of parenting approaches. Equip yourself with the knowledge to better understand and support your child's emotional well-being.

    • 6 min
    The Basics: Painful Periods in Girls

    The Basics: Painful Periods in Girls

    Are your daughter's periods causing her pain? It's essential for parents to understand what's normal and what's not when it comes to menstrual pain in young girls. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, breaks down the common causes of painful periods, discusses what symptoms to look for that may indicate a more serious issue, and provides tips on how parents can help their daughters manage the pain.

    • 5 min
    Why You Shouldn't Miss Your Child's Pediatric Doctor Appointments

    Why You Shouldn't Miss Your Child's Pediatric Doctor Appointments

    As a busy parent, it's easy to let your child's routine doctor appointments slip through the cracks. But skipping or missing those check-ups can have consequences for your child's health—and prevent other kids from receiving care. Pediatrician Cindy Gellner, MD, explains the importance of keeping those appointments and why canceling and rescheduling is always a better option than simply not showing up.

    • 4 min

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