Today's Pediatric Perspectives

Baby drinking milk out of a sippy cup

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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Two teen boys giving a girl a present. Penis size during puberty.

Penis Size During Puberty

Background When babies are born, “It’s a girl” or “It’s a boy” used to be the things parents were waiting to hear from the doctor or mid-wife. Now, parents...

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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...

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Bed-Wetting Alarms

Bedwetting Alarms

Dear Dr. Greene, thank you so much for what you wrote about bedwetters being deep sleepers! I knew that my 7-year-old (who wets the bed every night) was...

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Healthy Eating, Part III - The five greatest motivators for preschool children to eat healthy foods

Healthy Eating, Part III – The five greatest motivators for preschool children to eat healthy foods

Preschool kids are known to be picky eaters. Some parents just give in and hope their darling will grow out of it. Other struggle to find ways to “make” their...

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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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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.