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Chad Hayes

Chad Hayes

Chad Hayes is a father of 2 fantastic (and successfully potty-trained) girls. He’s also a resident physician in pediatrics whose passion is helping parents navigate the frustrating but imminently rewarding maze of parenting.

The Truth About Teething

By November 8, 2016 No Comments
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Last month the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory about the use of homeopathic teething aids.  Many of us know these under the popular brand name of Hyland’s Teething Tablets.  So what are parents of teething babies supposed to do? Teething gets a bad rap. In the not-so-distant past, it was […]

Categories: Newborns + Infants, Science 101 + Mythbusting, Toddlers + Preschoolers


Potty Training Sucks. Here Are 8 Sanity Saving Tips.

By October 13, 2015 3 Comments
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  In my first post here on The Scientific Parent, I’ll be discussing one of the least scientific areas of pediatric medicine — potty training. Pediatricians have a lot of scientific evidence to guide us towards appropriate treatment of ear infections, asthma, and a lot of other problems. But when it comes to advising parents […]

Categories: Ages + Stages, Mental, Emotional, + Behavioral Health, Toddlers + Preschoolers