Welcome to Hope and Will: A Parenting Podcast from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. We’re here to ease the minds of moms and dads by serving up doses of insight from pediatric specialists and real stories from parents like you. By combining medical smarts with practical experience, our goal is to help make the journey from diapers to diplomas a little less scary, helping you raise healthier, more resilient kids along the way. Georgia families know when they see Hope and Will, our beloved mascots, they’re in good hands—and we Hope you Will come to know us as an extended part of your parenting family.
Autism: How a New Tool Supports Earlier Diagnosis
Doctors Ami Klin and Warren Jones discuss their groundbreaking autism research. Renee Britt, whose son participated, explains the real-life impact.
What Parents Don’t Know They Need to Know
Dr. Jim Fortenberry helps parents better understand common conditions in kids such as febrile seizures, impetigo and pneumonia.
Talking to Kids About the News and Current Events
Jody Baumstein discusses how you can start the conversation and help your child make sense of tragedy in the news.
Keeping Kids Safe in Cars: Why “Just this Once” Isn’t Worth the Risk
Tempted to graduate to the next stage of car seat riding “just a little early?” This eye-opening conversation might change your mind.
Changing the Narrative on Suicide: The Parker Family’s Story
Erin had worked in mental health for decades when her husband, Jeff Parker, died by suicide. Now she’s on a mission to reduce the stigma.
Unpacking Food Allergies at School and Beyond
Exciting things are happening for kids with food allergies. If your child has an allergy or shares a school with one who does, this episode is for you.