Natasha Burgert, M.D.

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  • Dear Pediatrician: How Can I Tell If My Teen Has Depression?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, I’ve seen the headlines warning parents about teenagers and depression. My teen...
  • Dear Pediatrician: How Do I Know If My Kid Is Too Sick For School?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, Since September, it feels as though my kid has been at home...
  • What Is The Best Age For A Child’s First Smartphone?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, My middle schooler really wants a smartphone, but I’m not so sure....
  • Dear Pediatrician: Should I Be Worried About Monkeypox This Back-To-School Season?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Editor’s Note: On November 28, the World Health Organization renamed monekypox as mpox. Dear...
  • I’m A Pediatrician—And ‘Just Breastfeed’ Is Not The Solution To The Baby Formula Shortage

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, I'm a mom who can't breastfeed, and as we all know, there's...
  • Dear Pediatrician: Until The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Available For Young Children, How Can I Help Keep My Kids Safe?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. We are heading into the third spring of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thankfully, this season...
  • Dear Pediatrician: I Just Had A Baby. So Why Am I Not Happy?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, I recently had a baby, and while I’m over-the-moon excited about my little...
  • Dear Pediatrician: What Resolutions Can My Family Make To Be Healthier In 2023?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, 2021 was not my family’s best year in terms of health and...
  • How Common Is Juvenile Diabetes—And What Signs Should I Be Watching For?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, Between the common cold and COVID, sometimes I forget to keep an...
  • How To Ease The Stress Of Shots For Your Child

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Dear Pediatrician, Between flu shot season and COVID-19 vaccines, I’m struggling with my child...
  • Dear Pediatrician: What Is Baby-Led Weaning?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. If you’re like most parents, you're eager to see the joyful reactions on your baby’s...
  • Dear Pediatrician: How Do You Relieve Anxiety In Children?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. In my pediatric practice, I’ve seen a rise in anxiety disorders in my elementary-aged...
  • Dear Pediatrician: What Can I Do For Baby Gas Relief?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com.
  • Dear Pediatrician: Is It Okay If I Don’t Breastfeed?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com.
  • Dear Pediatrician: How Can I Protect My Baby From Coronavirus?

    Editor’s Note: In “Dear Pediatrician,” Dr. Natasha Burgert answers questions about babies, children and young adults for Forbes Health. Have a question? Email her at dearpediatrician@forbesadvisor.com. Q. Can Babies Get Coronavirus?  Yes. While most studies of the novel coronavirus, also...