Nurturing Tips

  • 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

  • How to Keep Toys Clean Without Using Toxic Chemicals

    All parents know it’s a pain, but needs to be done. Your child’s toys get sticky and dusty and germy and they simply must be cleaned. But, what’s the best and safest method? How often should you do it? Here’s a quick guide.

  • 10 Tips for Alleviating Baby’s Separation Anxiety

    Most healthy babies and toddlers exhibit at least one phase of stranger/separation anxiety as part of normal development.

  • The Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for New Parents

    Once you become a parent, there are no limits to how much advice you’ll get. There are books and websites and brochures and neighbors and family and strangers - everywhere you turn, you’ll find solicited and unsolicited (and sometimes offensive) advice.

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