I am Dr. Rahat Sayyad, a physician, parenting coach and mom of two.
I believe that parenting is something that should NOT be learnt on the job.
Here at doctormommyspeaks i use my medical expertise, research and personal experience as a parent to provide some mental peace, to all those struggling parents.
Tune in for expert interviews, practical advises and my personal parenting experience as a doctor mommy on child health and development.

Ep. #21 How tall can your child grow and what to do to catch short stature in time.

Today’s episode is for all those parents who are worried about their child's growth and development. Height is determined by genetics, hormones, environment and diet. Here we will discuss all the factors that might lead to stunted growth or your child not reaching his…

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Ep. #20 Three important life lessons I was taught too late as a kid.

What does raising kids imply? Providing a roof over the kids, food on the table and an education that can empower them to become independent in the future.  This definition of raising kids was fine and even perfect until the late 2000s. All…

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Ep. #16 How to Identify infantile spasms and take action. With President of Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance- Kari Rosback

If you are a new mom then this episode is for you. we have spoken about a medical emergency called Infantile spasms. For giving us a deeper insight into the topic we have with us the President and CEO of Tuberous sclerosis Alliance-…

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Ep. #19 Everyday behavioural problems in children and practical ways of handling them.

Today's episode is for all those parents who are struggling with disciplining their child and the common behavioural problems that come with it. We have discussed things like poor behaviour, validating feelings, over parenting, setting boundaries, positive reinforcements and much more. For giving…

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Why you should not delay DTP Booster vaccines for your child in the pandemic.

COVID-19 and vaccinations It's been a year since Covid-19 came into our lives and bought with it tons of uncertainty and fear. Being a physician, I have always feared passing on the infection to my loved ones. However, one comforting fact that has…

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Ep. #17 How to connect with your tweens and teenagers. With Developmental Psychologist Dr. Mary Ruth Hackett

Today’s episode is for all those parents who are struggling with their tweens or teenagers. I dread that time when my toddlers will turn into teenagers. Because just like toddlers teens too have a mind of their own. There are so many hormonal…

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Ep. #13 Infertility And IVF With Dr. Riddhi Doshi. (Gynecologist, obstetrician and Fertility specialist)

Today's episode is for all those couples who are struggling to enjoy the fruits of parenthood. I am talking about difficulty in conceiving. Infertility is difficult to live with. That being said, sometimes, we make things harder on ourselves. Not intentionally or consciously,…

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Ep. #12 How to Parent a highly sensitive child with Parenting Coach Jen Harrison.

Today’s episode is for all those parents who are struggling with a highly sensitive child. Identifying their traits and then handling them in a gentle way is the key to providing them with a happy childhood. Being a mom of two toddler's has…

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