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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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Heart Disease Begins in Childhood

With summer quickly approaching, parents are taking measures to ensure that their kids will have happy, healthy holidays. Sunscreen will be sprayed, life vests secured, and helmets buckled. But...

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Why I say YES to Screentime for Kids

  I used to love looking over and finding one of my three kids with their nose in a book. It feels like the ultimate parenting win: look at...

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Going Into Middle School

10 Things I Wish I Knew Going Into Middle School and am Glad to Know Now

1. It’s okay to be sad Or happy. Or frustrated. Or angry. If my experience is any indication, you might feel any (or all) of these emotions on a...

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A New Study’s Surprising Revelations About Sexting

If you have a teenage daughter, you’ve probably read some articles, had some back-to-school-night discussions, or talked with fellow parents about the uneasy topic of sexting. In an age...

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Healthy Sexual Identity Development & Teen Suicide

Sexual identity development is a major task during the teen years. The developmental process involves teens understanding their feelings of sexual arousal, understanding their sexual emotions, understanding what undesirable...

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How to Prepare Your Daughter for Her First Visit to the Gynecologist

No one is excited for their visit to the gynecologist, whether it’s your first or your fiftieth. A trip to the gynecologist, while never anyone’s idea of a fun afternoon,...

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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.