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When dealing with ODD, it requires parents to learn the ABC of Behavior and how antecedent behavior plays into their child’s actions. The ABC’s of Behavior is an essential skill for parenting kids with ODD. http://www.smarterparenting.com/lesson/view/begin-here-the-abcs-of-behavior Poor behavior just doesn’t happen. Rather it’s the result of some type of action. Understanding what causes of negative
The stomach flu, or the “dreaded stomach bug,” is technically called viral gastroenteritis. But no matter what you call the stomach flu, it’s scary when your child has it. And the one question all parents want to know: if your child has the stomach flu, when should you go to the ER? In this video,
As pregnancy brings many normal changes for your body, it can be challenging to identify red flags that may point to premature labor, even if you are far from your due date. So how can you know if you are experiencing preterm labor? Here are the symptoms you may be able to recognize at home.
As parents we may not have thought about the consequences of lying to our children. We tell small white lies and think nothing of it. But, we need to be aware of the message it may be sending to our children. Parents lying to children happens and they lie for different reasons. It may because
Some of the joys of childhood are going to school, participating in fun activities, and attending sporting events. However, a hectic pace can take a toll on a child. Here are some of the warning signs that indicate your child may be suffering from toxic stress and some preventative measures proven to be effective. Subscribe
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Though you very diligently apply and reapply your child’s sunscreen, accidents happen and the occasional sunburn is inevitable. When it happens, parents often wonder how to treat it, especially if it’s their child’s first one. Dr. Kristen Bruno offers her professional opinion on the best ways to relieve and treat your child’s sunburn. Subscribe to
Feeding your infant when they have a stuffy nose can be tricky! Colds and other respiratory illnesses cause congestion, which can make feeding your baby or young child even more difficult than usual. In this video, Dr. Kristen Bruno offers tips for parents, including advice on how to clear an infant’s stuffy nose. Plus, learn
Avoid Power Struggles & Get Kids to Cooperate the First Time! The Parenting Junkie shows how to avoid power struggles with you child. Instead of getting fierce trying being playful to diffuse power struggles with kids. It can be tough to find playfulness in the midst of a power struggle but finding your inner playful
“Don’t play with your food!” The reprimand still resonates in all our ears, I’m sure! It’s probably still inappropriate for a 6 year old to blow bubbles in his milk at the dinner table, but sometimes it is actually okay to allow – even encourage – a child to play with his or her food.
Children with cerebral palsy spasticity who’ve been selected for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) surgery at St. Louis Children’s Hospital benefit from the latest technology and access to some of the world’s leading neurosurgery specialists. Learn more about what to expect before, during and after your SDR surgery.
Taking your child to their first dentist appointment is an exciting milestone. However, it may also bring about many questions. Should you see a pediatric dentist or a general dentist? Is there a difference? Dr. Emily Hahn answers all of the common questions parents ask about pediatric dentistry. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/2vHvSCw Like
Dr. Sarah Garwood, a Washington University pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses how to tell if your child has an eating disorder and what puts kids at risk for eating disorders. While doctors don’t know exactly what causes an eating disorder, different genetic and environmental factors contribute to an increased risk. Adolescence is the
On the last installment of our special Mother’s Day MomDocs series, hear some final words from our special guests! Learn all the best parts of having a mom who’s also a doctor. Plus, learn why it can be hard (it’s impossible to fake sick!). Finally, one more time from the whole MomDocs team, Happy Mother’s
Do you know how to play with kids? In this episode of Mom Docs, Dr. Dehra Harris shares a few tips to keep in mind when playing with children. “It’s all about connection,” explains Dr. Harris. When you play with your kids, ask questions and let them know you enjoy the activity. Let them take
On Mother’s Day 2018, Caroline was admitted to St. Louis Children’s pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in toxic shock. She was rapidly progressing and was quickly placed on ECMO, an advanced life support technique used for patients with life-threatening heart and/or lung problems. Thanks to her incredible care team at Children’s, Caroline survived over 40
Dr. Dehra Harris, a pediatric psychiatrist with Washington University at St. Louis Children’s Hospital discusses the signs and symptoms in ADHD in children. Parents often ask me, “Is ADHD overdiagnosed?” That’s a tough question to answer. Many factors affect a child’s attention, making ADHD a complicated diagnosis. We follow standards and strict procedures to assess