Nurturing Tips

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  • What You Need to Know About Dehydration in Children

    Our bodies are more than half water. For babies, the proportion is even higher - more than 75 percent of their body weight is made up of water. And, if we don’t have enough of this vital fluid, we become dehydrated which can lead to biological systems malfunctioning and even shutting down.  

  • What You Need to Know About Dehydration During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

    Did you know that dehydration can result from a loss of only 1% - 2% of your body's ideal water content? Water is vital to good health, and dehydration can creep up on you quickly, causing potentially serious side effects - especially when you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. You are much more vulnerable during this unique phase of life.

  • Allergies & Asthma in Children: How to spot them

    Even without sharing any statistics, I’m sure you can tell that the rates of childhood allergies and asthma are climbing. How many kids did you know with these conditions when you were a child? How many children do you know with them now?

  • What Every Parent Should Know About Cord Clamping & Cord Blood Banking

    Stem cells are like master keys, unlocking different paths of development. Throughout your pregnancy, they have been making the marvels of development possible.

  • Feeding Guide for Baby’s First Year

    One of the most common types of questions I receive as a pediatrician and on my site,, is whether a baby is eating too much or too little.

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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.