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84. Childhood Mental Health and COVID-19 with Dr. Sunita Iyer

Episode Summary

The pandemic has taken a toll on everyone. Perhaps one of the most devastating impacts has been on children. Discussing the social and emotional challenges kids are facing is Dr. Sunita Iyer. She’s a midwife and naturopathic physician, and a graduate-level educator for more than a decade. But she’s also a mom, which makes this personal. After I attended one of Dr. Iyer’s lectures on this topic, I knew I had to interview her and help get her information out to a larger audience
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Key Takeaways To Tune In For

  • [01:15] Dr. Iyer’s background 
  • [03:40] What challenges does Dr. Iyer see in K-5 age group 
  • [09:15] What kind of impact did online classes have 
  • [11:00] Clues on knowing how your child is doing 
  • [15:00] What is happening in children’s mental health 
  • [16:45] What can parents do to help their children 
  • [19:45] How Covid is affecting younger children’s mental health 
  • [23:00] How to bring joy back into your life after Coivd19 
  • [29:00] Healthy way to express your emotions in front of your kids

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