Jaundice & Bilirubin Levels

Jaundice & Bilirubin Levels

Dr. Greene, my 6-week old was diagnosed with breastfed jaundice when her bilirubin was taken at one week old. I am supposed to stop breastfeeding her for 24...

Pinworms

Pinworms: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to pinworms: Although adults often shudder at the thought of pinworms, most kids don’t have this same gut response. In any case, pinworms are mostly harmless and inhabit...

Bee Sting Reactions

Bee Sting Reactions

Can you describe the different kinds of reactions caused by bee stings?

A nurse is giving a elementary age boy a flu shot at the doctor's office. No more flumist.

What happened to FluMist?

Earlier this summer, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the CDC recommended against using nasal flu vaccine (or flumist) for children due to lack of effectiveness. This...

tanner-staging1

Tanner Staging for Boys and Girls

I’m 12 years old and I’m very concerned about my penis size. Its very small. Am I just a late bloomer. I don’t even know if I have reached...

Dr. Alan Greene discusses teaching your child to sleep alone

The “Free Pass”: Getting your child to sleep in their own room

At 3am a triangle of light slices the darkness in two, and a child’s tired, raspy voice whispers “Mom? Moooooom?” It’s now that you realize, this will not be...

Two children laying in bed trying to go to sleep. Do they have sleep blues?

Sleep Blues: How to change your quantity and quality of sleep

We can survive longer without food than we can without sleep. About twice as long. Good food may be central to good health, but so is good sleep. And...

Top Articles

Top Q & A Posts

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.