A Pediatrician’s Advice on Parenting in the Age of “Woke”
With social media, politics permeating medicine, and the push toward transgenderism in kids, has it ever been harder for parents to raise children? Dr Jessica Hochman hosts a weekly podcast, Ask Dr Jessica, available on all podcast platforms. On her podcast, she interviews experts covering a variety of pediatric topics with the goal to help give parents quality medical information. Find her on Instagram at @askdrjessica. She sits with PragerU CEO Marissa Streit to share advice on how current and future parents can navigate the challenges that come with raising children in today’s society.
00:00 - Welcome to Real Talk
01:42 - Navigating the Twitter Mommy Mob
03:10 - Parents Need to Trust Their Instincts
05:40 - Why Politics Influences Physicians
11:35 - Transitioning Kids
15:05 - Remaining Compassionate without Compromising
17:25 - Kids' Developmental Phases
19:50 - Why Is There a Surge in Gender Dysphoria?
21:10 - Should You Send Your Child to a Gender Clinic?
24:35 - Tyranny of the Minority
27:40 - Combatting Social Contagion
30:35 - What Are Tools Parents Can Use?
32:50 - Overstimulation: Social Media & Video Games
35:50 - Final Thoughts