Today's Pediatric Perspectives

Beyond Carrots

Beyond Carrots: Green Eating Gives Better Eyesight For Families

Vision is arguably one of the most valuable of our five senses and once it’s gone, there’s usually no getting it back. That’s why it’s so important to be...

Wheelchair bound mom at her computer.

11 Things I Learned as a Wheelchair Bound Mom of Four

Being a wheelchair-bound mother of four was the last thing I could ever imagine becoming, but “poof!” Here I am, stuck in a wheelchair for life. When I married...

Easy and Interesting Whole Grain Breakfasts

Easy and Interesting Whole Grain Breakfasts

Start the day off with a hearty breakfast and get some whole grains in your family from the moment they are up and ready. With some savvy label reading...

Itchy Mosquito Bites

Itchy Mosquito Bites

Why do mosquito bites itch?

Mosaic of a hamburger using only pills to illustrate the antibiotic scorecard.

Antibiotic Scorecard: 1 Easy Way to Change the World for Your Child

Your choice of chain restaurants could help make a profound difference. Thanks to the help of some impressive organizations, we now have an antibiotic Scorecard to help us along...

Children holding hands and dancing

Art, Music and Child Development in the Age of Technology

  I have been writing all week about young children as quintessential artists – naturally curious and endlessly creative. I have also stressed the fundamental importance of physicality in...

Young girl inspecting a clover in a green field

The Importance of Playing, Puttering, and Pretending

  When our first child was born I was determined to do everything I could to “optimize” his development. This had even begun during my pregnancy, when I listened...

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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.