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How to treat, avoid seasonal allergies

Children suffer from seasonal allergies, and early recognition of symptoms and treatment may help alleviate some of their discomfort.

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What to do if your child has a febrile seizure

A febrile seizure is a convulsion that occurs in a child who is between 6 months and 6 years old and has a body temperature greater than 100.4 degrees.

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Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to childhood obesity

Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the CDC.

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‘Tough’ questions parents may have for child’s doctor

Dr. Gigi Chawla joined WCCO Mid-Morning to share some of the "tough" questions parents may want to ask their child's doctor.

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Healthy eating for children

Healthy eating is an important part of every child’s health. Children need vitamins and nutrients from healthy foods in order for their bodies and minds to grow.

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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.

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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.