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Stacy Leatherwood Cannon, M.D.

Contributor since February 15, 2016 46 Posts
Stacy Leatherwood Cannon, M.D.

Stacy Leatherwood Cannon, M.D., is a board-certified pediatrician and the physician champion for childhood wellness for Henry Ford LiveWell. Dr. Leatherwood Cannon credits her love of helping people as the reason she became a doctor. She chose pediatrics because she is fascinated with children, their development and what she calls their incredible "bounce back ability.” She considers her parents her heroes, noting that their hard work, sacrifice and belief in her have been the keys to her success.

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7 Ways To Inspire Your Kids To Move

: Learn how exercise for kids is good for physical and mental health. Find tips for inspiring a love of movement as part of a healthy lifestyle the whol...

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Teaching Oral Care To Kids: How To Get Started

: Whether your child is 8 months or 8 years old, learn how to establish healthy oral hygiene habits.

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How To Help Your Baby Through The Teething Phase

: Teething is a common problem during baby's first year. These 5 tricks can make it more comfortable.

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The Best Ways To Keep Kids Hydrated This Summer

: Kids overheat more quickly than adults. Learn the warning signs of dehydration in children — and how to ensure your kids get sufficient fluid.

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6 Tips For Teaching Your Child About Personal Hygiene

: Taking care of your body can prevent many health conditions that are related to poor hygiene – an important lesson to teach your child as they g...

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Reflux In Babies: What Parents Need To Know

: More than half of babies have reflux. Learn what it is, which signs to watch for and how to help your baby eat more comfortably.

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Pandemic Planning: How To Create An Effective Schedule For Your Kids

: With parents and kids feeling the strain of COVID-19, it's more important than ever before to create an effective schedule.

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Are Your Devices Keeping You From Your Kids?

: When parents work from home, smartphones and computers are necessary. But does increased screen time interfere with the parent/child relationship?

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How To Avoid Passing Down Body Image Issues To Your Child

: Worried your child isn't comfortable in his or her own skin? Or that you're passing on your own body image issues? Help your child develop a healthy b...

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