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Healthy Children Podcast

Welcome to Healthy Children: A Podcast for Parents from the AAP. Join host Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, a pediatrician and mother, as she talks with top experts about how to help our kids be as healthy as they can be and thrive in today's world.

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Episodes

Ep. 5 - Skin Protection: Keeping Kids Safe from Summer Sun

06/20/2024


In this episode Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez talks with Dr. Terese Wright about the dangers of sun exposure. The two pediatricians go over the different types of sunscreens, what SPF really means, how to persuade teens to protect their skin, and why all skin tones are susceptible to sunburn and damage.

Edith Bracho-Sánchez


Ep. 4 - Preventing Lead Exposure in Kids

06/13/2024


In this episode Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez talks with Dr. Kevin Osterhoudt about the dangers of lead and how to protect your child from exposure. The two pediatricians discuss places lead might hide in the home and in the products we buy.

Edith Bracho-Sánchez


Ep. 3 - Helping Kids Navigate Social Media

06/06/2024


In this episode Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez talks with Dr. Megan Moreno, co-medical director of the AAP Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health. The two pediatricians (and moms) discuss strategies for treating social media as a tool rather something to be avoided.

Edith Bracho-Sánchez

Ep. 2 - Sleep: Teaching Good Habits Early

06/06/2024


In this episode Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez talks with Dr. Rachel Moon, who wrote the AAP recommendations for safe sleep but also knows how difficult those recommendations can be. The two pediatricians (and moms) also discuss when and how to start sleep training.

Edith Bracho-Sánchez


Ep. 1 - Welcome to Healthy Children, an AAP Podcast for Parents

05/06/2024

The most trusted voice in children’s health, the American Academy of Pediatrics, is bringing its expert guidance straight to the ears of parents and other caregivers. Host Edith Bracho-Sanchez, MD, FAAP, will interview experts on topics like social media and mental health, nutrition from infancy through adolescence, treating common illnesses, and sleep strategies for kids of all ages.

Edith Bracho-Sánchez




Meet Your Host

Edith Bracho-Sánchez  

Edith Bracho-Sánchez

Edith Bracho-Sanchez, MD, FAAP, is a primary care pediatrician and director of the pediatric telemedicine program at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, obtained her medical degree from New York University and trained in pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She lives in New York City with her husband and son.

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