Nurturing Tips

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  • 3 Tips for How the Whole Family Can Cope with Colic

    Almost all babies go through a fussy period. But, when crying lasts for about three hours or more each day and is not related to a medical problem, it is called colic and it can be very distressing for babies, their parents and siblings, too.

  • A Teething Tutorial: Recognizing Signs & Addressing Symptoms

    Few topics regarding infant health have gone through wider swings in medical opinion than teething. Just over a century ago, teething was actually considered the leading cause of infant death. By the turn of the 21st century, popular opinion swung entirely in the opposite direction, pronouncing that teething probably did not produce any symptoms at all -- no pain, crying, or problems sleeping.

  • 2 Kinds of Babymoon & 10 Tips for Taking One

    Just like a newly married couple takes a honeymoon to celebrate their new relationship, expecting parents and new parents are increasingly taking what’s been termed a “babymoon” to celebrate another tremendous transition in life - the birth of a child.

  • Ignoring My Mom’s Advice, Except About Colic

    As a working mom of three children, ages 12, 10, and 6, I have had my fair share of spit-ups on my work clothes, pumping everywhere imaginable during business trips, and changing sheets after pee accidents just two hours before the alarm clock.

  • Maternity Wear Shopping Tips

    Congratulations, you are going to be a mom! Although it can be tempting to run to the maternity stores as soon as you get the good news, truth is you will likely fit into your regular clothes well into your second trimester. Every mom is different, but eventually that telltale baby bump appears and it’s time to hit the stores.

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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