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Anger Between Parents and Doctors

Anger Between Parents and Doctors

When you have a sick child, it’s very easy to direct anger at the medical staff including the Doctor.  In this episode, Dr. Ukpeh shares solutions for everyone in keeping frustration and anger in check.

ToyBox Radio: Appendicitis

ToyBox Radio: Appendicitis

A parent emailed us asking how do you know when tummy pain is a problem with the appendix? If you’ve had your appendix out, you know how painful appendicitis can be. But if you haven’t, this is a great question for the show. In this episode we discuss your child and what to do if you think it might be appendicitis.

Toybox Radio: Skateboard Injuries

Toybox Radio: Skateboard Injuries

Skateboarding is a very popular sport with many children and teens. Today we discuss what to look for in case your child falls, and hits their head.

 

ToyBox Radio: Circumcision

ToyBox Radio: Circumcision

What’s the latest in circumcision news?  Is it a common practice in 2010?  Today we tackle this topic and share our views with new parents. We’d love to know your thoughts, leave a comment on this blog.

ToyBox Radio: When your Child won’t Sleep

ToyBox Radio: When your Child won’t Sleep

What is normal for a child’s sleep pattern? Today we discuss a parents frustration with a child who wakes up in the night and refuses to go back to sleep.  It just doesn’t happen once in awhile…it’s an almost daily occurrence.

It’s a very common problem that parents have to deal with. We discuss some solutions that will get you more sleep.

ToyBox Radio: Post Partum Depression in Fathers

ToyBox Radio - with Dr. Henry Ukpeh

Usually when you hear about postpartum depression, you hear about it for new moms.  Well, surprise, new dads can have it too. So, how do you know it’s postpartum depression?  And more importantly, what do you do about it?

ToyBox Radio: Beware of a New Virus in Children

ToyBox Radio: Beware of a New Virus in Children

A new virus has been found that 98% of children carry around.  In today’s show you will learn that wheezing does not always mean asthma. You must be aware of this new virus.

ToyBox Radio Show: 5 Things Every New Parent Must Know

ToyBox Radio - with Dr. Henry Ukpeh

Being a first time parent can be scary.  But it doesn’t have to be.  In fact, you’ll feel confident once you understand the 5 Things every new parent must know.  If you know a new parent, please share this episode of ToyBox radio with them.

ToyBox Radio Show: ToyBox Radio: Whooping Cough

ToyBox Radio Show: ToyBox Radio: Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is making a comeback in children.  Why?  Because of a lack of immunization.  In today’s show we discuss how to keep safe and what to do if you think your child has whooping cough.

ToyBox Radio Show: Potty Training

ToyBox Radio Show: Potty Training

Parents love to brag about how early their child was potty trained.  Other fear the topic and wonder if their child is normal. Today, we will calm your fears and explain what is considered normal when it comes to potty training.

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