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Umbilical Hernia

Umbilical Hernia A-to-Z Guide: Overview, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Related concepts: Bellybutton Bulge Introduction to umbilical hernia: When parents come to me about an umbilical hernia, their concern is both about the word “hernia” and about the appearance...

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Vesicoureteral Reflux: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Related concepts: Kidney reflux Introduction to vesicoureteral reflux: Antibiotics are overused. In recent years, we have become increasingly cautious about their misuse. When parents hear that long-term, daily antibiotics...

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

Introduction to vomiting: It tugs at our hearts to hear our children retch, to watch them vomit, and to feel helpless to make it go away. Vomiting is intense....

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Basic Green Smoothie

Basic Green Smoothie

Like the “little black dress” this basic smoothie can be dressed up by adding a few “accessories”. Not in the mood for pineapple? No problem, use blueberries, or apple,...

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Dr. Greene discussing what to do when you find a lump

What to do if you discover a lump

Finding a lump on your child’s body is not necessarily a bad thing, in fact most of the time little lumps it’s a good thing: healthy lymph nodes swell...

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Thins to Consider Baby Carriers

Baby Wearing: How to Find the Right Carrier

Baby wearing has many benefits, but it’s vital that you understand how to wear your baby properly. The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a warning statement about baby...

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Fun Foods to Grow in the Garden

Fun Foods to Grow in the Garden

As a pediatrician who is committed to preventing disease, I’ve become more invested in making sure my patients benefit from a protective diet of whole foods. Gardening is one...

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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.