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ParentingU is a podcast where we sit down with doctors and experts to talk about important topics that all parents face. We're here to help you navigate this amazing journey we call parenting.

Nov 7, 2019

Welcome to Season 2 of ParentingU! We’re back with a topic that has come into parent’s consciousness in a big way in recent years: bullying. While this is an age-old issue, some modern technologies have amplified the impact of bullying on children. Pediatrician Gregory Gelpi, MD addresses the issue of bullying in children on this episode of ParentingU and provides practical tips for dealing with this issue. This episode will give you a practical education on the issue of bullying plus many strategies you can try today with your family.  

Some of the questions answered in this episode:

Is bullying really more of a problem than in the past or is this just a perception?

Is social media the problem when it comes to the increase in bullying?

What should I do if I think my child is being bullied?

What should I do if I think my child is the bully?

What are some of the symptoms a child may present if they are being bullied?

How are boys and girls different when it comes to bullying?

My children are bullying each other—what can I do?

How can my pediatrician help with the issue of bullying?

What are some practical tips that can help with bullying?


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