Nurturing Tips

  • The Athlete

    The following post is the second installment of a five-part series describing the various stages of a baby’s cognitive development. Soon your little athlete will be full of energy, sprinting forward in life. Training for this race begins with tummy time soon after the umbilical stump has fallen off.

  • The Scholar

    The following post is the third installment of a five-part series describing the various stages of a baby’s cognitive development. The scholar’s story is one of emotional and intellectual growth. Behind the scenes, your baby is gaining, not just strength and coordination, but a deep understanding of the way things work.

  • The Poet

    The following post is the fourth installment of a five-part series describing the various stages of a baby’s cognitive development. The poet’s journey is the story of learning to observe and describe one’s experience of the world. Great poets are first great listeners.

  • The Parent Detective

    The following post is the final installment of a five-part series describing the various stages of a baby’s cognitive development. As parents, you get to be detectives, solving the ever-changing mystery of what will make your baby smile. And the clues you unearth are also the best clues to the developmental tasks that are important for your baby to learn next.

  • Biting While Breastfeeding

    Ouch! I have to imagine that every woman who breastfeeds past the point of their baby getting teeth has experienced this. If not, you are one of the lucky ones as it can be very painful. Not only is it painful, but it was making me think that I may have to stop breastfeeding earlier than planned

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