May 23, 2021
Jonathan and Chris delve into the world of newborns and medical care for children with Dr. Clay Jones, a paediatrician who practices in Massachusetts and who regularly writes for the Science-Based Medicine blog. From preventing SIDS to treating a fever (or not), we go through our listeners’ questions. In a week, our patrons will get a bonus episode with more from Clay!
2:04 COVID-19 vaccines in kids
6:27 “I’m not anti-vaccine but…” says Texas paediatrician
12:17 Chiropractic in children and babies
20:07 Best temperature for newborns (in Fahrenheit!)
22:36 Are diapers bad for the baby?
25:25 Safe sleeping
30:00 What predisposes to SIDS?
32:16 Do newborns dream? (An Inception on Elm Street)
37:37 Baby slings and hip dysplasia
42:57 Long-term outcome of very premature babies
45:44 Apgar scores (to get into daycare)
54:44 Recurring infections in kindergarten
57:16 RyRy’s impossible question
* Theme music: “Fall of the Ocean Queen“ by Joseph Hackl.
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1) Clay Jones at Science-Based Medicine: https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/author/clayjones/
2) Clay Jones on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SBMPediatrics