Today's Pediatric Perspectives

Young woman in kitchen with a spoon. Mom's Diet while Breast Feeding.

Mom’s Diet while Breastfeeding

Mom’s diet while breastfeeding can change the composition of her breast milk. It’s no wonder nursing mothers have questions about what they should and shouldn’t eat. Here’s a quick...

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The Surprising Reason Sippy Cups Can Hurt Your Toddler

  When I was a volunteer dentist in Africa, I was amazed at all the beautiful teeth I was seeing. Children who had never been to the dentist before...

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Mother and toddler age daughter brushing each other's teeth.

8 Struggle-Free Tips to Brush Your Child’s Teeth

What is it about brushing before bed that makes kids totally hyper? Our kids would suddenly start bouncing off the walls when it was time to brush their teeth....

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Heart Disease Begins in Childhood - photo by Bruce Tuten

Heart Disease Begins in Childhood

With summer quickly approaching, parents are taking measures to ensure that their kids will have happy, healthy holidays. Sunscreen will be sprayed, life vests secured, and helmets buckled. But...

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Swimming Helps Teens with Asperger Syndrome

Teens with Asperger Syndrome: How Swimming Changed One Teen’s Life

A few years ago, I was like many other teens with Asperger Syndrome. I didn’t have many friends and struggled to fit in at school. As a result, I kept...

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Teenage girl in the hospital with a therapy dog for chronic pain relief.

Challenges of Chronic Pain

As a teenager with a chronic disease called Juvenile Dermatomyositis and Juvenile Arthritis, I have chronic pain. Daily pain. I am always in pain at some level. Chronic Pain...

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Father reading a bedtime story to his daughter demonstrating parenting style.

5 Ways to Know If Your Parenting Style Strikes The Right Balance

When my husband and I had our first child, we had decided that our parenting style won’t be typical; we wanted it to be friendly. My husband wanted to...

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Books by Dr. Alan Greene

Feeding Baby Green

Feeding Baby Green: The Earth Friendly Program for Healthy, Safe Nutrition During Pregnancy, Childhood and Beyond

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

This unique guide includes advice on how to transform a baby's eating habits that will positively impact their health & development for the rest of their lives. Dr. Greene has included everything a parent needs to know about creating healthy, nutritious meals that help avoid childhood obesity & prevent childhood disease.

Raising Baby Green

Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.