Category: Dr. Meyer

Let’s talk about gender identity

We all know that being “different” is a very difficult thing in society and can even be difficult to talk about with our children.  In reference to physical differences, we often hear families use the phrases “God made him/her this … Continue reading

Your top three sunscreen questions answered

Here comes the sun!  Unfortunately, that also means the potential for sunburn.  Recently, I have noticed many red faces in my clinic as patients and their families have been caught unprepared for the sun’s harsh rays.  Luckily, most of those … Continue reading

What “counts” as screen time?

By: Stacy Meyer, MD Recently, daddy (who is a high school teacher) and I had an interesting discussion regarding screen time for children.  I was commenting on the fact that our children are now engaging in more screen time in … Continue reading

4 myths on bedwetting

Myth #1  My child is dry during the day so should be dry at night Actually daytime dryness is typically achieved earlier than nighttime dryness.  Children can typically master daytime dryness by the age of 4 years, whereas nighttime dryness … Continue reading

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