Nurturing Tips

  • Breastfeeding for Beginners

    If you are considering breastfeeding your baby or are just getting started, let me first say, good for you! Breastfeeding helps get your baby off to a great, healthy start. Breast milk is a complete source of nutrition and helps to protect children from certain illnesses and allergies for years to come.

  • Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet

    The following post is the first installment of a five-part series describing the various stages of a baby’s cognitive development. It’s excerpted from the book The Experts’ Guide to the Baby Years. The toddler that rushes down the hall calling, “Mommy phone!” is dramatically different from the newborn you held in your arms a moment and an eternity ago.
     

  • 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.

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