Guest Blogger

Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin M.D.

Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin M.D.

Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin is’s senior medical content editor. She is an academic pediatrician with over 15 years of experience in health education. A twins health and parenting expert, she is the founder of and author of Twins 101: 50 Must-have Tips for Pregnancy through Early Childhood from Doctor M.O.M.

Dr. Le-Bucklin earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. Like Dr. Greene, she obtained her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed her internship and residency training in pediatrics at Stanford University.

Dr. Le-Bucklin currently directs multiple aspects of pediatric education at the University of California, Irvine where she serves as the Pediatric Residency Director. She is passionate about teaching and has received multiple awards for her work in medical education.

Dr. Le-Bucklin joined the staff in 1999 as a way to reach out to families and promote health awareness. "I feel that the best way to care for patients is to educate them on how to better care for themselves" she says. "I enjoy getting to know families and teaching parents about their children's health and development." She sees the Internet as another tool to accomplish her goals. "Because the Internet reaches such a large population, now I can do that for many more patients.”


Blog Posts by Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin M.D.

  • Life with Twins #5—The Toddler Years

    Life with Twins #5—The Toddler Years

    Most parents of multiples agree that each year with twins become exponentially easier. I can personally attest to that fact now that my twins are two years old.

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  • Life with Twins #4—Infant Twins

    Life with Twins #4—Infant Twins

    There’s no question about it—caring for twins is hard work. In addition to the physical demands, there are unique challenges that you simply don’t encounter with singletons, like how to identify similar-looking twins, how to feed two hungry babies at the same time, and how to calm two crying babies at once.

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  • Life with Twins #3—The NICU

    Life with Twins #3—The NICU

    Faith and Hope were born at 33 weeks and both initially required care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Ironically Hope, the smaller twin that we worried about throughout the pregnancy, turned out to have no major problems. She stayed in the NICU mainly to learn to feed and to grow.

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  • Life with Twins #2—Pregnancy

    Life with Twins #2—Pregnancy

    No two pregnancies are alike. This is especially true for pregnancy with twins.

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  • Life With Twins #1—The News

    Life With Twins #1—The News

    Throughout history, twins have always attracted a certain degree of attention and curiosity. Recently, high profile Hollywood mothers of multiples, like Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez, have catapulted public interest in twins to a whole new level.

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