Lydia Jenkins, D.O. Pediatrics, Author at Parenting Pod

Lydia Jenkins, D.O. Pediatrics

Dr. Lydia Jenkins is a pediatrician at the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. She received a degree in psychology and biology from the University of Arizona, and studied medicine at the A.T Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Jenkins has contributed research articles in reputable medical journals. Her medical specialties include pediatric oncology, neurology, and nutrition, and her interests range from infant/newborn care, to child health and development, adolescent and young adult health.

Articles by Lydia Jenkins, D.O. Pediatrics

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Guide (ODD)

  • Last Updated: August 22, 2019

Have you ever wondered if your child’s misbehavior, defiance, or argumentative personality are normal? Have you ever been concerned that your child’s aggression or temper tantrums are becoming a more

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Diet and Supplements for Autism: Examining the Evidence

  • Last Updated: December 23, 2018

If you have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, you may have found yourself exploring or including dietary and alternative therapies as part of your child’s treatment plan. Families of children

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Last Updated: August 22, 2019

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating, and often chronic, mental health disorder that develops after exposure to a traumatic event. PTSD affects people of all ages, and

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Prevent PTSD: 11 Things To Do If Your Child Has Been Through Trauma

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 24, 2019

Knowing that your child has gone through a traumatic event is arguably one of the most stressful, devastating, and overwhelming things a parent can experience. And yet, since parents serve as a child’s

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