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Ask Dr Jessica

English, Children-Kids, 2 seasons, 149 episodes, 3 days, 9 hours, 2 minutes
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The “Ask Dr Jessica” is hosted by board-certified pediatrician, Dr Jessica Hochman. In this podcast, you will hear her interview experts and share practical knowledge. Dr Jessica believes that, with greater knowledge, parenting worries lessen. She also believes that the less energy we spend on worries, the more we are able to enjoy the experience of parenting.
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Ep 111: How to teach our kids to read? with Ruth Rothfeld-Hochman

In this weeks episode of Ask Dr Jessica, speech therapist Ruth Rothfeld-Hochman explains best practices to teach reading to our children.  We know that confidence with reading is a very important skill, that helps in many aspects of life, but how do we best support our children?  Get matched with a therapist by using Better Help! Give it a try---invest in your mental health: https://betterhelp.com/askdrjessica for 10% off your first month of therapy. Thank you to Better Help for supporting the Ask Dr Jessica podcast.Dr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
11/6/202325 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ep 108: Chaos to connected--Helping parents navigate challenging behavior with connection, with Kaili Zeiher

Episode 108 of Ask Dr Jessica with Kaili Zeiher.  Kaili is a pediatric occupational therapist and mom of three, and she hosts a podcast called "Chaos to connected".  Kaili started her podcast because she was struggling with her son's behavior, and she found  using traditional discipline, with consequences, bribes and punishment just wasn't effective.  She uses a  parenting technique, called "Hand in Hand parenting", which focuses on helping our kids behavior improve through connection .   If you are a parent who feels frustrated by parenting,  I think you will find Kaili's podcast and instagram to be a helpful resource.  Check out her podcastAnd on Instagram: kaili. zeiherGet matched with a therapist by using Better Help! Give it a try---invest in your mental health: https://betterhelp.com/askdrjessica for 10% off your first month of therapy. Thank you to Better Help for supporting the Ask Dr Jessica podcast.Dr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
10/16/202342 minutes, 40 seconds
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Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Dr Mel Heyman, director of UCSF Pediatric IBD program

On this weeks episode of Ask Dr Jessica, Dr Mel Heyman a pediatric gastroenterologist joins to discuss  inflammatory bowel disease or IBD—which refers to two conditions: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  And while IBD is relatively uncommon, it does affects over 1% of the US population. And so in this episode —not only does Dr Heyman  give an overview of IBD — he also explains the treatment options- of which there have been many exciting advancements.Dr. Mel Heyman directs the UCSF Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program and serves as training director in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco. He is particularly interested in the care of children with IBD, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as nutrition-related problems.Heyman holds the Chair in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at UCSF. Since 2011, he has served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.  Heyman has provided medical direction for a camp for children with IBD since it began in 2001. He was awarded the prestigious UCSF Chancellor's Award for Public Service in 2014.Get matched with a therapist by using Better Help! Give it a try---invest in your mental health: https://betterhelp.com/askdrjessica for 10% off your first month of therapy. Thank you to Better Help for supporting the Ask Dr Jessica podcast.Dr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
7/17/202323 minutes, 48 seconds
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Occupational therapy! Handwriting, picky eating and behavior therapy with Leah Hiller OT

Episode 84 of Ask Dr Jessica with pediatric OT Leah Hiller, founder of Hiller Therapy.  Occupational Therapy is an ever growing field, and this episode is focused on spreading awareness about all that OT can do!   In this episode, we discuss the OT approach to helping with handwriting, picky eating and behavior therapy.To learn more Hiller's Outdoor OT therapy, visit her website here.   She offers so many resources for families, including handwriting clubs, social clubs,  online feeding groups for parents, and more! Get matched with a therapist by using Better Help!  Give it a try---invest in your mental health: https://betterhelp.com/askdrjessica for 10% off your first month of therapy.  Thank you to Better Help for supporting the Ask Dr Jessica podcast.Dr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
5/1/202344 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 28: All Your Puberty Questions Answered! w/ Dr Mitch Geffner

In today's episode, Dr Mitch Geffner joins Ask Dr Jessica to talk all about puberty.  They talk about when to expect puberty to begin, when to expect it to end, and the physical changes in the body.  They also discuss common questions and misconceptions about puberty--like, when is the start of puberty considered to be too early?  Are there are any factors that make puberty start too soon--like hormones in the environment or being overweight?  What is the situation with growth hormone (14:42)--does it actually work and what child should consider taking it? Dr Geffner currently works Children’s hospital of Los Angeles as a pediatric endocrinologist.   He has been the author of over 150 peer-reviewed research articles and he is the pediatric endocrinology editor for UpToDate—an important online resource for doctors.Dr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children.  Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a question you want Dr. Jessica to answer?  Send an email to: [email protected]. Website: www.askdrjessicamd.comFollow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaPlease note this channel does not take the place of advice from your own medical doctor.  If you have any medical concerns, please seek medical attention.Dr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
3/14/202223 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 9: Childhood Anxiety with Lori Allen, MFT

In this episode of Ask Dr Jessica,  Lori Allen, MFT joins Dr. Jessica Hochman to discuss all aspects of childhood anxiety.  Isn't some level of anxiety normal?  How does a parent know when anxiety is a point where a child would benefit from therapy?  If a child is anxious, what are some strategies a parent can use to help?  We also discuss what therapy with a psychologist can offer and what a family may expect from a therapist.  Lori offers tips for parents to help balance raising children and work.  I enjoyed  this episode so much and I know you will too!Lori Allen is an MFT at Village Wellness Counseling and you can find her at www.villagewellnesscounseling.com.  She specializes in children with anxiety, and with  parents who have anxiety.If you enjoyed this episode, please leave a comment and a 5 star review! And if you have a question you'd like Dr. Jessica to discuss on a future podcast, please email her at [email protected] Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
11/8/202144 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 7: Is it possible to prevent childhood food allergies? with Dr. Katie Marks-Cogan, Board-Certified Allergist

Dr Katie Marks-Cogan joins this weeks episode of Ask Dr. Jessica!  We discuss the most common questions about childhood food allergies, including: why are allergies on the rise? What can parents do to prevent allergies?  Is there a way to treat allergies?  What are the chances a child will outgrow a food allergy? Is there a relationship to eczema and food allergies?  We discuss all of this and more!Dr. Marks-Cogan is a board-certified and Ivy League-trained physician specializing in allergies, asthma, and sinus disease.   She has a private practice in Downtown Culver City, in Southern California.  She is also a mother to two wonderful children.To learn about scheduling a visit with Katie Marks-Cogan, please visit her website at www.clear-allergy.comTo learn about ready, set food, please visit: www.readysetfood.comDr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
10/25/202140 minutes, 58 seconds
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Welcome to Ask Dr Jessica!

Ask Dr Jessica is hosted by board-certified pediatrician, Dr Jessica Hochman.  Her weekly podcast discusses common pediatric topics, interviewing various experts.  The podcast is dedicated to educating the listener with up to date, practical information. Dr Jessica Hochman is a board certified pediatrician, mom to three children, and she is very passionate about the health and well being of children. Most of her educational videos are targeted towards general pediatric topics and presented in an easy to understand manner. Do you have a future topic you'd like Dr Jessica Hochman to discuss? Email Dr Jessica Hochman [email protected]. Dr Jessica Hochman is also on social media:Follow her on Instagram: @AskDrJessicaSubscribe to her YouTube channel! Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to this podcast: Ask Dr JessicaSubscribe to her mailing list: www.askdrjessicamd.comThe information presented in Ask Dr Jessica is for general educational purposes only. She does not diagnose medical conditions or formulate treatment plans for specific individuals. If you have a concern about your child's health, be sure to call your child's health care provider.
10/5/202133 seconds