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Zika virus

Zika virus health warnings and prevention tips

Dr. Gigi Chawla shared the latest information regarding Zika virus on WCCO "Mid-Morning."

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Important steps to prepare teens for college

Dr. Gigi Chawla and daughter Maddy share tips to ease parents' and kids' anxiety during the college transition.

early childhood development

Children’s Pedcast: Developing the infant-toddler brain

Gigi Chawla, MD, and Mike Troy, PhD, talk about how children ages 0-3 can best learn and what parents need and don't need to raise a healthy child.

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Whether you’re expecting a baby or already have little ones, you want them to have the best. At Children’s Minnesota, we understand just how amazing children are. We’re the only Twin Cities healthcare system focused exclusively on children. That is why we have 12 primary care clinics in the metro area, to support parents in keeping their amazing person well with check-ups, vaccinations and everyday illness care.

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Kids & outdoors: Tips to keep them safe, treat injuries

Dr. Gigi Chawla provides safety tips for preventing and treating injuries.

Dr. Chawla gives advice on “baby talk”

Dr. Gigi Chawla provided expertise on how to talk to your baby at an early age.

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Food that gets kids required vitamin D

Molly Martyn, MD, shares how parents can help their kids meet daily vitamin D requirements.

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Find that summer-schedule sweet spot

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares advice for how to make the school-to-summer adjustment easier.

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Study gives reason for babies’ common first words

In a story by The Bump, Dr. Gigi Chawla shares her recommendation for exposing babies to a wide range of vocabulary and conversational dialogue from birth.

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Introducing your child to peanuts

Dr. Abby Meyer gives tips for how to safely expose kids to peanuts at an early age.