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Stacy Leatherwood Cannon, M.D.

Contributor since February 15, 2016 43 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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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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Kids And Sugar: A Recipe For Disaster?

: Sugar gets a bad rap, especially when it comes to children, but does that mean it's completely off limits?

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Overcoming Test-Taking Jitters

: A Henry Ford pediatrician explains why test-taking anxiety is so common and gives tips for alleviating it.

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Children's Product Safety: What Parents Should Know

: How to stay on top of product safety and recalls for child and baby gear.

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Cosleeping: Tips for Sleep Safety

: A pediatrician explains the controversy around bed sharing and offers safe cosleeping tips for parents.

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Did Your Child Swallow A Small Object Or Put It In Their Nose? What To Do

: A Henry Ford expert explains what to do when your child puts a foreign object in his nose, mouth or ears.

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