Children’s Health Checkup

Children’s Health Checkup

Children’s Health Checkup answers parents’ most common questions about raising healthy and happy kids. Find expert parenting advice, health tips and more from one of the largest pediatric health care providers in the country.

Episodes

May 19, 2021
Transitioning to adulthood is an exciting time and includes health care transition. Learn when and how to start preparing your child.
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COVID-19 has changed day-to-day life for many, including athletes. From changing practice and game schedules to safely returning to play after COVID-19, learn advice from an expert on how to support athletes during COVID-19.
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With a growing number of children developing high blood pressure, experts have identified more effective ways to screen at-risk children earlier. In this podcast, we’ll educate parents about high blood pressure in children, so they can be aware of its risks and know how to help their children stay healthy.
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Dr. Mhammas Gaith Said Semrin, Dr. Laura Austin, and Mary Fink explain what a feeding disorder is, the cause, and how to tell if your child has one.
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Learn the most common signs of drug and alcohol use and when to seek help for teens.
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Learn what athletes should eat when their sport is in season and what they should eat during the off-season to support their nutrition and sports performance goals.
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how athletes can sharpen their abilities from the neck up by strengthening cognitive skills.
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Otoniel Santiago shares ways to implement healthy habits as a family like exercising together, eating healthy, managing screen time and getting enough sleep to support and improve overall health.
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Dr. Sarah Barlow and Dr. Ashley Kim share simple ways to encourage healthy eating habits for kids around the house.
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It’s normal for children to feel stressed or anxious about change and the unknown that comes with the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychologist Nicholas Westers explains how parents can help.
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Otoniel Santiago, Clinical Dietitian, shares how much sugar is too much for kids and ways to control sugar intake as a family.
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Stephen LaPlante explains how physical therapy benefits athletes and what to expect.
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July 15, 2020
Dr. Megha Mehta discusses the advanced methods Children's Health is using for treating pancreatitis.
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Dr. Kendall Brown, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, shares advice and insight on how families can adopt habits at home that will promote a healthy gut.
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Hillary Kimbley, Ph.D., shares advice and resources on how to discuss race and racism with your child in age-appropriate ways.
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Jesus Alderete discusses tips on how to keep children safe in and around the water and prevent drowning.
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Cinthia Vega discusses various ways to childproof a home to keep kids safe from common household dangers.
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Dr. Loveland discusses various training tips and exercises to prevent ACL injuries in kids.
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Victoria Rodino shares insight for parents on having a successful and easy virtual visit.
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