Pediatric Podcast for Parents. Up to date news, recommendations, interviews and questions relevant to parenting infants through adolescents.
Episode 115: Pediatric Potpourri Part 2 with Marianne Borden, MD
In this episode, Marianne Borden joins me again to continue our series "Pediatric Potpourri" where we discuss several common illnesses that parents will experience with their children. In today's show, we delve into Hand, Foot and Mouth Syndrome, Croup, and RSV. We talk about what to look for, what to do, and when a visit to the child's doctor might be needed.
The segment "Pediatric Fun Facts" explores if a breastfeeding mother's diet can affect a baby's sleep pattern. A call in question about a toddler who gets a facial rash while eating is answered.
Episode 114: Childproofing/Keeping Your Kids Safe with Lynne Whyte, MD
In this episode, Lynne Whyte, MD joins me to have an in depth discussion about childproofing. We talk about things to keep in mind when trying to keep your home safe for you children. We also discuss what to do about grandparents' house when you visit.
"Pediatric Fun Facts" describes the classic childhood exanthema. We continue the segment "Parenting Horror Stories." A phone in question about the different types of flu vaccines for children is answered.
Episode 113: All Things Gluten with Mala Setty, MD
In this episode, I visit Mala Setty, MD, a pediatric gastroenterologist, in her satellite office in Walnut Creek, CA to discuss Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivity. We explore some associated conditions, how these conditions might present and what testing is commonly done to diagnose them. We also discuss when a child's primary care physician might do testing themselves and when a referral to a pediatric GI specialist might be indicated.
The segments "Pediatric Fun Facts" and "Parenting Horror Stories" continue. A phone in question regarding the safety of energy drinks in teens is answered.
Episode 112: Pediatric Physical Therapy with Laurel Clymer, MPT
In this episode, Laurel Clymer, a pediatric physical therapist, joins me to discuss what she does. We talk about common reasons for referrals to her and what kind of things she does to help. We discuss several pediatric motor milestones, what is normal and when a referral from a child's primary care physician might be indicated. "Pediatric Fun Facts!" explores the origin of the term "vaccination." "Parenting Horror Stories" relate situations of being locked out of the house. I answer a phone in question regarding bedwetting.
Episode 111: Getting Kids Active/Keeping Them Healthy with Michelle Brown, C.M.E.S., C.P.T., S.G.X
In this episode, Michelle Brown, a Certified Medical Exercise Specialist joins me for an in-depth discussion about techniques to get kids active from an early age and how to make exercise fun for kids and adults. We discuss how to get the "couch potato" off of the couch and how to motivate and educate kids. The segments "Pediatric Fun Facts" and "Parenting Horror Stories" continue. A phone in question about supplements for children with ADHD is answered.
Episode 110: Constipation in Children with Sabina Ali, MD
In this episode, I visit Sabina Ali, MD a pediatric gastroenterologist from UCSF/Benioff Children's Hospital at her satellite office in Walnut Creek. We have an in-depth discussion regarding constipation in children. We talk about causes, treatment and prevention of this very common pediatric malady. I continue the segments "Pediatric Fun Facts" and "Parenting Horror Stories." Phone in questions regarding use of local bee pollen honey for allergies and febrile seizures.
Not just a pediatrician
Dr Nash has been our pediatrician for 22 years- our kids are very spread out! He has the best “bedside manner”, practical advice and truly partners with parents in raising their kids. I was so happy to find he has started a podcast- I know the information will be totally relevant and useful!!!