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.

  • 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.

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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.