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Let’s Talk Dirty… Diapers

There is no one right answer about your baby’s poop frequency, color, smell, and texture. Your baby’s poop is going to change over time and will be different depending...

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Tray of bright red strawberries.

How to Get Kids to Love Veggies – #LTKH

Each Monday night we host #LTKH Tweet chat. #LTKH is the hashtag for Let’s Talk Kids’ Health. The format is simple, @DrGreene, @MsGreene or a guest host interviews a guest expert and...

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Ringworm Look-Alikes

Ringworm Look-Alikes

My son, Jerimie, is seven years old. Ever since he was two he has developed a skin condition that looks similar to ringworm. We have taken him to...

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Recognizing Sexual Abuse

Recognizing Sexual Abuse

How can I recognize sexual abuse if it happened to my three-and-a-half-year-old daughter? About a month ago she told me a friend of ours touched her vagina. Since...

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Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

Tips for Managing Asthma, Allergies and House Dust Mites

House dust mites contribute to allergies and asthma. They are tiny creatures that live in pillows and mattresses, carpets, and couches – quietly eating dead skin cells and hair. And...

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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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Chemicals in Your Environment

Parents are often surprised when I tell them that a great number of the products we use in our homes are not necessarily evaluated and declared safe by a...

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Eating for Two: A Guide to Mother’s Nutrition during Pregnancy - Part 1 - Pregnancy A Special Time

Eating for Two: A Guide to Mother’s Nutrition during Pregnancy – Part 1

During pregnancy, every ounce of baby’s growing body after that very first single cell has come from her mother’s own body. The brain, the heart, the muscles are all...

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Temper Tantrums - When to Worry

Temper Tantrums – When to Worry

Temper tantrums can be a normal and common part of early childhood, but sometimes they are a sign of a problem that needs to be addressed. Parents often ask...

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Choosing a Green Pediatrician

Choosing a Green Pediatrician

As you did when choosing an ob/gyn, you want to find a pediatrician who is top-notch medically. How much better if he or she is also on the journey...

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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.