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Tips for choosing a doctor

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares tips for choosing a pediatrician.

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Discussing potentially challenging topics with teens

Dr. Gigi Chawla discusses potentially challenging conversations parents can have with their teenage children.

The not-so-sweet truth about sugar-sweetened beverages

Effective May 2, Children’s Minnesota will eliminate sugar-sweetened beverages in our facilities.

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Safe sleep habits for infants

Follow the sleep ABCs to provide the safest-possible environment for an infant.

Solid foods for infants

5 questions about feeding infants solid foods

Starting solids is an exciting milestone for your infant. It’s also a great opportunity to start good habits for a lifetime of healthy eating.

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Children’s Pedcast: Healthy eating and alternatives to sugar-sweetened beverages

Dr. Gigi Chawla joins the podcast to share how kids in today's world can eat healthy food, find alternatives to sugar-sweetened beverages and ways to play outside.

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Advice for age-appropriate conversations about sex

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares how parents can provide their kids with age-appropriate information about sex.

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Adjust clocks, sleep for daylight saving time

With daylight saving time in spring, clocks move ahead one hour, which makes 2 a.m. Sunday 3 a.m., literally in no time.

primary care health tips

Quick everyday health tips to remember

Children's Minnesota is your primary source for wellness and preventive care for children and young adults.

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Preparing kids for surgery

Dr. Gigi Chawla joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to talk about what parents can do to prepare kids for surgery.