Infant Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Speech Delay

    Speech Delay

    Dr. Greene, my daughter is 2 years and 8 months young and she does not speak very well. Actually, she only knows how to say some easy words such as up, come, go, mama, and maybe a couple more….

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  • Diarrhea and Infants

    Diarrhea and Infants

    Dr. Greene, my baby has been having 4 runny poops each day for the last 5 days (she normally goes once a day). Is this diarrhea? How do you tell diarrhea in a baby? If it is, what should…

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  • Diagnosing Diarrhea

    Diagnosing Diarrhea

    How can I tell if my baby has diarrhea? I know babies poop often.

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  • Stool Regularity

    Babies & Poop – Is My Baby “Regular”?

    What’s the normal amount of poops for an eight-week-old baby? My daughter doesn’t seem to poop as often as I expected.

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  • Babies and Constipation

    Babies and Constipation

    Dr. Greene, my 7-week-old son hasn’t pooped in three days. All he gets is breast milk. Is this normal? Is he constipated? I’ve heard both. If he is constipated, what should I do? Sometimes he acts like he’s about…

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  • Infant Constipation

    Infant Constipation

    What should I do if I think my baby is constipated? He looks like he’s straining sometimes.

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  • Bathing your Baby

    Bathing your Baby

    I am 22 years old and a brand new mom. Both our parents (my husband’s and mine) live in different states and aren’t able to come and help. We’re new here so we don’t have many friends and the…

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  • Guidelines for Bathing your Newborn

    Guidelines for Bathing your Newborn

    Most of us have some sort of a picture collection from our childhood. There’s the wonderful shot of those tenuous first steps; the picture of a grinning baby covered ear to ear in not only a smile, but green peas, yellow squash, and smashed banana; and the snapshot of a baby sitting in a bathtub, […]

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  • What are Umbilical Hernias

    What are Umbilical Hernias

    What is an umbilical hernia?

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  • Tips for Where to Find Information on Car Seats

    Tips for Where to Find Information on Car Seats

    Excellent information on car seats (including approved models) for premature babies through older children is available from the Academy of Pediatrics. Another great resource is the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which highlights recent recalls.

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