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The PediMom Podcast

Mar 25, 2022

Following the suicide of her 12-year-old daughter, her mom shares her story in hopes of helping other parents and kids and warn them of the dangers of social media and online communities. Find more resources at

Mar 8, 2022

In this episode, Dr. Hess is joined by second-time mom, Amanda Saucedo, who lost her one-month-old infant son Ben to suffocation secondary to bed sharing. She now shares her story through her non-profit organization called Benny Bears with the hope that other parents and caregivers will never suffer the same tragedy and...

Oct 8, 2020

Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, have a monumental impact on future violence, victimization and perpetration, and long-term health of our kids. They are linked to chronic health issues, mental illness, substance misuse, and educational difficulties. In this episode, Dr. Hess is joined by Dr. Karli Okeson,...

Aug 5, 2020

Did you know that when a button battery is ingested time is of the essence to avoid dangerous and even life-threatening complications? In this episode, Dr. Hess is joined by Dr. David Brumbaugh, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Children's Hospital Colorado, and Dr. Rajitha Venkatesh, a pediatric gastroenterologist at...

Jul 17, 2020

Join us for a frank conversation about the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes with pulmonologist and Director of Pulmonary Integrative Medicine, Dr. Ni-Cheng Liang. Learn the dangers and how to talk to your kids about the risks.