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Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson is a mom, pediatrician, blogger, Chief of Digital Innovation for Seattle Children’s Hospital, & news reporter for NBC KING5 in Seattle. She has over 38,000 followers on Twitter, & her feed, Seattle Mama Doc, was named one of Time's "Best Twitter Feeds of 2013". While a practitioner of pediatric healthcare in the traditional sense, she approaches all of her work from a far more holistic wellness perspective, as evident in the content of her blog as well as her award-winning book, Mama Doc Medicine. Dr. Swanson founded Digital Health at Seattle Children’s in 2013, leading a team in innovation by testing and creating new digital tools to leverage peer-to-peer education & the wisdom of patients, families & providers.

Seattle Mama Doc Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson is a mom, pediatrician, blogger, Chief of Digital Innovation for Seattle Children’s Hospital, & news reporter for NBC KING5 in Seattle. She has over 38,000 followers on Twitter, & her feed, Seattle Mama Doc, was named one of Time's "Best Twitter Feeds of 2013". While a practitioner of pediatric healthcare in the traditional sense, she approaches all of her work from a far more holistic wellness perspective, as evident in the content of her blog as well as her award-winning book, Mama Doc Medicine. Dr. Swanson founded Digital Health at Seattle Children’s in 2013, leading a team in innovation by testing and creating new digital tools to leverage peer-to-peer education & the wisdom of patients, families & providers.

    What You Need to Know About the 2019 Measles Outbreak

    What You Need to Know About the 2019 Measles Outbreak

    Pediatrician, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, highlights what you need to know about the current measles outbreak. Take solace if you and your family members have been vaccinated, the vaccine is wildly effective with protection rates at 98% after your second dose. If your child is too young to be immunized, Dr. Swanson gives her recommendations about what you should do to protect your baby.

    • 13 min
    Getting An Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

    Getting An Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis

    What to do when waiting for an autism evaluation? Pediatrician, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, and Jim Mancini, a speech-language pathologist and coordinator of parent education and support at the Seattle Children’s Autism Center, discuss the autism diagnosis process. Mancini shares his tips and recommendations for parents who may be on long wait lists.

    • 21 min
    Teens: How To Treat Acne

    Teens: How To Treat Acne

    Pediatrician, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, and pediatric dermatologist, Dr. Markus Boos, provide straight forward ways to treat teen acne. Lots of myth busting and over the counter recommendations for treating acne. It’s not about vanity, it’s about self-esteem, healthy habits, and putting your best face forward.

    • 11 min
    Doctors: How To Treat Teen Acne

    Doctors: How To Treat Teen Acne

    Pediatrician, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, and pediatric dermatologist, Dr. Markus Boos, review guidelines for treating mild, moderate, and severe teen acne.

    • 34 min
    Teen Depression: What Parents May Not See

    Teen Depression: What Parents May Not See

    Pediatrician, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson highlights recent studies on teen depression and suicide ideation. The number of kids hospitalized for thinking about or attempting suicide doubled in less than a decade. Half of parents whose child had suicidal thoughts were unaware. Even if you’re feeling in tune with your teen, it’s important to have every child over age 12 screened for depression.

    • 10 min
    Devices, Gaming, Smartphones & The Impact On Our Teens

    Devices, Gaming, Smartphones & The Impact On Our Teens

    Pediatrician, Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson dives deep into technology and the impact it’s having on our children’s developing brains and well-being. From Fortnight, to screen time, and smartphones, our tweens and teens are growing up digital and many parents are feeling overwhelm and angst. She shares her tips and what parents need to know.

    • 11 min

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