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Videos from Cook Children's pediatricians answering questions parents have submitted. If you have your own questions, we'd love to address them and you can submit them by emailing AskADoc@cookchildrens.org.

Newborns

Dr. Vuong Dao advises parents on what to look for in their babies' spit up.
Dr. Heeten Masters describes how to clear a baby's stuffy nose with bulb suction.
Dr. Roger Knapp explains how to relieve constipation in babies.
Dr. David Nichols explains how to prevent tooth decay in babies
Dr. Desiree Harris explains when and how to bathe your new baby.
Dr. Desiree Harris talks about at what age your baby can be in the sun.
Dr. Sara Garza shows how to effectively clear a babies tear ducts.
Dr. Kim Mangham explains how to change a diaper and prevent diaper rash.
Dr. Devona Martin explains the different ways to burp a baby.
Dr. Heeten Masters explains how to clear your infant's nasal passages with a nasal aspirator.
Dr. Diane Arnaout explains the different issues involved with breastfeeding.
Dr. Julia Coutoumanos helps moms know what to expect from breastfeeding their children.

Sleep

Dr. Jenica Rose-Stein explains how to teach baby good sleep habits.
Dr. Kim Matlock tells us how much sleep babies, toddlers, and adolescents need.
Dr. Audrey Rogers talks about how to get babies to fall asleep.
Dr. Christina Leung explains in 3 steps how babies can sleep better.
Dr. James Wheeler explains how teens can manage good electronic and sleep habits.
Dr. Lisa Nash offers great tips for a good night's sleep for kids and parents.
Dr. Joyce Rafati explains why babies sleep during the day and how to change that pattern.

Discipline

Dr. Audrey Rogers gives advice on how to discipline a toddler.
Dr. Audrey Rogers gives advice on how to discipline school age children.

EpiPen use

Dr. Catherine Hampton explains how to use an EpiPen on your child.
Dr. Eriel Hayes explains how to use an EpiPen Auto-Injector on yourself.

Inhalers and nasal sprays

Dr. Jason Terk explains how to use a nasal steroid spray in 3 easy steps.
Dr. Brad Mercer shows how easy it is to use a breath actuated metered dose inhaler.
Dr. Brad Mercer shows how easy it is to use a twisthaler inhaler.
Dr. Brad Mercer gives a step by step explanation on how to use a metered dose inhaler.
Dr. Brad Mercer shows use of a breath actuated metered dose inhaler with spacer.
Dr. Brad Mercer shows how to use a diskus, for those with asthma or asthma symptoms.

Eating behaviors

Dr. Audrey Rogers helps to change eating behaviors.
Dr. Vanessa Charette explains what your baby should eat in their first year.

Medicine taking

Dr. Amani Terrell explains how to help your child swallow a pill.

Development

Lori Payne PNP explains how reading to your child helps their brain development.
Dr. Kathleen Powderly explains why teens are so moody and how to respond as parents.

Safety

Dr. Michael Deitchman lists out the must haves for outdoor summer activities.
Dr. Beth Montigue explains how to keep a child up to 1 year old safe.

Hygiene

Dr. Frank McGehee explains how to remove your child's ear wax.