Nurturing Tips

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  • Green Power for Pregnant Moms

    From the adolescent years of development to the geriatric years of maturity, we are all familiar with the nutritional value of green vegetables.  Repetition of the mantra “always eat your greens” has become a phrase used by parents to lead their children to healthy choices.  Dr, Alan Greene offers his perspective on “green power” by sharing the extraordinary benefits of consuming greens for expectant mothers.

  • Morning, Noon, and Night Sickness

    When I was pregnant with our first child, I read everything possible to prepare myself, and at week six, I was excited to start experiencing “real” pregnancy symptoms like a heightened sense of smell.

  • An Unexpected Aid in Coping with Colic

    One of the biggest assets you and your family have for managing a colicky baby may just surprise you. And it's something you already have right now. Read the story of one Born Free mom's experience, and share your own ideas!

  • Finding the Calm in Colic

    When your baby's crying with colic, it can be hard to remember that this time will pass. Read one mom's practical suggestions (learned from her own experience!), and know that there's light at the end of the tunnel.

  • Is It the Right Time?

    Are you unsure of the best way to transition between breastfeeding and bottle feeding? Need tips on how to wean your baby with a minimum of stress for both of you? And how should you introduce your baby to a cup? Read this post for practical suggestions you can use as your baby grows.

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Dr. Greene

Dr. Greene is a practicing pediatrician, author, speaker, children’s health advocate, and father of four.

Dr. Levine

Dr. Alanna Levine is a New York based pediatrician and a mom of two children.

Most colic solutions help in about one third of babies, but it’s hard to predict which babies will benefit. Combining remedies is often the most helpful.
- Dr. Greene