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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.

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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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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.

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Kids and over-the-counter medication

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares advice on using over-the-counter medication for kids.

Car seat safety

A buckle-up checkup

Helpful information about car seats