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You can’t “snap out of” postpartum depression. This is a life-threatening illness that must be treated accordingly.
Isolation may affect kids even more than adults, causing depression and mental health issues.
Is your child ready to have the sex talk? Here’s how to know.
Yes, you need to have THAT talk with your child. Don’t worry. I’ll tell you how.
Returning to “normal” after Covid can cause a lot of anxiety for parents. Here’s how to cope.
Use this Earth Day to instill gratitude in your child for nature and all it has to offer.
The holiday season can difficult. While the holidays are joyful, if you’re grieving a loss, the holidays can hurt. You can feel hope along with your pain.
Sexual abuse is an epidemic in this country. Here are warning signs to look for, and what to do if you suspect your child has been abused.
As a pediatrician, I believe it is important to educate mothers. Here are the most popular breastfeeding myths explained and debunked.
At a time when anxiety and depression in kids are on the rise and too many kids commit suicide, parents must be on the lookout. Here are guidelines to help.
Whether you are a new parent, a grandparent or parenting through the adolescent years, I hope you feel supported and celebrated today.
The practice of opening bathrooms to transgender children poses not only a bodily risk, but a psychological one as well. Here, a doctor’s perspective.
Fifty Shades of Grey promotes unhealthy views of sexuality. Here are 6 myths the film promotes about sex, and how you can protect your child from them.
If you don’t teach your child about sex and intimacy, someone else will. Dr. Meg Meeker shares an excerpt from her parenting toolkit on having “The Talk”.
Instead of shielding a child from the world, we have to proactively and firmly teach him how to navigate the risks of the world.
Seeing your child soothe themselves can be scary and misleading. Here, Dr. Meg explains the common misconceptions of self-soothing and why your child does it.
Once again media reporters have successfully extracted information from one story and created a completely unrelated narrative for one reason:
Your health is serious business and your doctor has devoted his or her life to helping you.
About one half of the kids I see experience difficulty with sleep at some point in their childhood.