Pediatrics

Dr. Eric Barth

How to treat baby constipation

[U.S. News & World Report, March 10, 2019] Everyone occasionally feels uncomfortable due to gas in the digestive system, even babies. Gas-related discomfort may occur if gas is trapped or not moving well through your digestive system doctors note. When infants experience gas-related discomfort, they can become fussy and cry. Allina Health pediatrician Dr. Eric […]

Pediatricians group says don’t spank

[WCCO Radio, Nov. 10, 2018] Parents should not spank their children, the American Academy of Pediatrics said on Monday in its most strongly worded policy statement warning against the harmful effects of corporal punishment in the home. Allina Health Clinic pediatrician Dr. Eric Barth discussed the AAP’s recommendation with WCCO Radio and alternative methods of […]

Defective lead poisoning tests recalled

[KSTP-TV, Feb. 11, 2018] Some home lead poisoning kits are being recalled. Allina Health Clinic pediatrician Dr. Eric Barth talked with KSTP News about lead poisoning and those recalled tests.

New baby sleep recommendation from doctors group

[KARE 11, October 24, 2016] The American Academy of Pediatrics is out with a new recommendation that says babies up to six months old should sleep in the same room as their parents, but not the same bed. Allina Health Clinics pediatrician, Dr. Eric Barth, talked with KARE 11 news about this new recommendation.

One out of four kids say they’re bullied

[KMSP Fox 9, October 22, 2016] One out of four kids say they were bullied last year. October is National Bullying Awareness Month. Allina Health Clinics child psychologist, Dr. Mary Sa, talked with Fox 9 about recognizing and dealing with bullying.

Report: Kids specializing in just one sport is not recommended

[KSTP-TV, Sept. 8, 2016] A new report from the American Academy of Pediatricians that says that kids shouldn’t specialize in just one sport at least until in their mid/late teens. KSTP-TV talked to Allina Health Clinic pediatrician, Dr. Eric Barth, about that report.

Resetting kids’ sleep schedule for school

[WCCO-AM, August 27, 2016] School is starting and that means many kids who have been staying up late during the summer, need to get on a new sleep schedule. Dr. Dan Kessler, a behavioral sleep medicine specialist with Allina Health Clinics, talked with WCCO Radio about what kids need to be at their best for […]

Why sports physical exams are important

[KSTP-TV, August 20, 2016] The start of school is nearing and for youth athletes that means getting a physical exam. Dr. Eric Barth, a pediatrician with Allina Health Clinics talked with KSTP News about why those exams are important.

Youth sports physicals are important

[WCCO Radio, August 6, 2016] If your youngster plays fall sports, he or she probably needs a physical exam in order to play. Allina Health Clinic pediatrician, Dr. Eric Barth talked with WCCO Radio about why those exams are important.

Adaptive climbing: Empowering kids with special needs

[KSTP-TV, November 24, 2015] It would be a challenge for many us. Climbing a huge wall isn’t easy, but imagine doing it with physical challenges. The Courage Kenny Sports and Recreation department has an adaptive climbing program that makes it possible. It takes place at the Midwest Climbing Academy in Minneapolis.