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So much listen up parents our next guest has the answers to some of the most pressing questions that you have had about the health of your child.
-- baby doctor Bob Sears is author of both the vaccine book and the baby book.
And he joins us live this morning good to see -- doctor thank you.
So I'm really fascinated by these questions as most parents will be because these are things that affect us a lot of us the first one is Kollek.
So how do I know my baby has colic.
And how can it.
You treat caucus are tough it's so heartbreaking as tough on the -- the moms is tough on myself as a -- I want to try to fix it so.
It's pretty obvious in babies crying all day hours and hours have been painful crying and that the -- isn't paying the time is hurting inside tell his parents and do everything I can.
To fix the call.
So now you think are up until now we've we've got that -- it might be from the cow's milk thirteen right.
But milk sugar may actually be the problem progress and as the -- -- but a new idea this year is.
Some babies have temporary lactose intolerance.
Just like adults can be lactose intolerant.
And so the -- can't they just the -- -- sugars servicers in the formula.
So we give babies coal -- digest of enzymes a lack -- -- aren't just like you given adults whose lactose intolerant.
We give babies coal -- with each feeding it digest this sugar and so that I have as much gas -- keep pain bloating.
The -- crying I'm seeing -- -- about half of my babies in the office.
-- that's a big breakthrough and there's no side effect from you know since -- he's kind of -- -- naturally produced her body so -- CEO LI EF guests if parents wanna ask for from their peers is let's move on to autism is a new study claims that children can actually outgrow it do you believe it.
I actually yeah I do believe I think -- important message for autism is autism is treatable.
-- it made me mad about that study.
Is they they they found about 13 of kids with autism will outgrow our improved so much that -- they lose their diagnosis which is wonderful.
But -- they claim in the study that that -- those kids didn't have optimism in the first place and I I don't believe that I think that's rock as a pediatrician.
I've treated over 500 kids for autism.
But I do see them lose their diagnosis they have autism at the beginning.
But they don't just they don't they it's not because the didn't -- -- -- in the first place European chocolate are clearly autistic.
And then we treat them that the parents spend hundreds of thousands of dollars.
-- weeks -- you know years and years of therapy behavior therapy developmental therapy medical therapies the kids improve.
And and they lose their diagnosis is good news and then the researchers are trying to take that away from -- -- they don't have autism on the first play very.
Interesting surge will -- question is should I allow might infant toddler to watch TV this is so important.
And what does the new research -- This is big here as I'm sitting down with each one of my paces over the last year telling him no TV for kids under -- -- No media at all -- ipads and iphones.
Nothing electronic has kids kids especially boys is such an exit and an addictive quality.
Today the touch games a touch screen games and television we're finding.
-- -- two things there's no evidence that even educational.
TV your educational videos helps kids and has some evidence that it actually harms the development.
Of video input just isn't good -- Another all -- other kinds of toys that meet your TV but our screen art music and you say no to using his.
Absolutely music anything musically -- push -- -- -- -- some music playing but now.
Kids need to play with with live objects interact with the parents' hands on objects -- that they touch and.
-- brown is TV's a good babysitters sometimes but I was I was fascinated and horrified to see that.
13 of all kids under the age of three have a team -- Your bedroom you -- teenagers don't even have a TV and imagine I've been very strict about that that's all right you heard from doctor Bob Sears pediatrician and author of many books good to see you thank you.
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