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246: Interview with Board Certified Family Medicine physician & founder of Adolessons, Dr. Dolly Klock

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Dr. Grace Yum is joined by this week’s special guest, Board Certified Family Medicine physician, Dr. Dolly Klock, to talk about having tough but important conversations with your children and teens. Episode 246 is available for download now on all of the top podcast platforms or listen now by clicking the player above!

Episode highlights:

-Discussion about different ways to communicate with your children about important topics like puberty and sex

-Learn when to start having these conversations and what to talk about first

-Discover what the conversation looks like with tween and teen aged children and how the topics evolve

-Dr. Dolly Klock shares where parents can find more resources for tough talks

Meet this week’s guest:

Dolly Klock, MD is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician, founder of Adolessons, speaker, consultant and mom of two teens. Dr. Klock holds a BS from UCLA, an MD from Albany Medical College, and completed her Family Medicine residency at Brown University-Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island. Through Adolessons, Dr. Klock provides individual and group consultations for parents, teens and tweens, around a variety of topics germane to child and adolescent health: childhood sexual development, puberty, teen sexuality in the digital age, body image, mental health, vaping/substance use, and more. She has over twenty years experience helping families connect over tricky topics, and believes that the best preventive medicine is delivered via effective health education. For more information, visit

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