Today's Pediatric Perspectives

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...

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...

Wide awake baby looking into the camera. The importance of building sleep habits.

Building Sleep Habits

At what age can babies be spoiled by holding them while sleeping? My 3-week-old often wakes up as soon as I lay her down.

Young girl holding a teddy bear while sleeping. Kids sleep benefits are huge!

Kids Sleep Benefits Are Huge!

“Mom, just a little more, please!” Does this sound familiar? Kids need around 9-10 hours of sleep per night, but it’s estimated that up to 40% of children aren’t...

Sad child rejecting food. Could this be due to a food reaction?

Food Reactions: Allergy, Intolerance or Food Sensitivity?

Understanding Food Reactions When it comes to adverse food reactions, the terms allergy, intolerance and sensitivity are often used interchangeably (and incorrectly!). Here we demystify the language so that...


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

Related concepts: Tanning, Radiation damage Introduction to sunburn: Even though skin cancer occurs in adults, the serious skin cancers are caused by the radiation damage (particularly the sunburns) that...

Attractive Young Man Lying on Sofa at Night and Illuminated by Light from Screen of Cell Phone at Home in Living Room

Parent Confidential – Teens, Tech and Sex: What you need to know now

As a gynecologist, I thought that I was staying pretty connected to what is going on with sex and dating.  However, more and more I learn new information from...

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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.