Dr. Alan Greene discussing teaching your children healthy eating habits
    November 19, 2015
    The Window of Opportunity for Teaching Your Kids Great Eating Habits

    What does mother goose have to do with getting kids to eat right? Researcher Konrad Lorentz showed that by replacing a mother goose with something else as the first thing a baby goose encountered, he …

    Dr Alan Greene speaking about Babies' development and the role of food.
    August 19, 2015
    Babies’ Development and the Role of Food

    Babies’ development from conception to age three is mind-boggling. Newborns resting in their parents arms are not very mobile and don’t have much to say. By the time they're three years old, they …

    New father sleeping with baby on his bare chest. A blanket is over baby.
    February 5, 2015
    Skin-to-Skin Time as Part of Your 4th Trimester Birth Plan

    Many parents hear of skin-to-skin (also known as Kangaroo Care) as part of their breastfeeding plan, but there are other benefits with huge importance that aren’t quite as widely publicized. In addi…

    Baby holding a parent's finger.
    February 3, 2015
    4th Trimester Birth Planning – Your Ongoing Role in Baby’s Physiological Development  

    The  physiological changes baby will go through in the first 12 weeks after birth - the 4th trimester - can be astounding and often intimidating.  Your baby will likely express all kinds of physic…

    Mom and Baby Playing - Photo by Haylee Sherwood
    January 27, 2015
    Brain-Wise Parenting: The Importance of Relationship & Rhythm

    Your Child's Brain -- Built With Love! Yesterday I invited parents to relax about pushing academics for their wee ones, because their best preparation for true intelligence is play. But there is a ver…

    Your Baby’s NICU Care Team
    August 15, 2012
    Your Baby’s NICU Care Team

    Today’s post offers parents some information on who may be part of their baby’s care team in the NICU – and what, in general, their roles may be. There may be many different members on your baby…

    If Your Baby Is in The NICU
    August 13, 2012
    If Your Baby Is in The NICU

    Every expectant mother eagerly awaits the day when she will finally hold her baby in her arms. But for mothers of premature or very sick newborns – that moment is postponed as their baby is whisked …

    Babies are Built from Food
    July 31, 2009
    Babies are Built from Food

    Babies Are Built from Food When a brand-new baby opens her eyes and, for the first time, settles her gaze on her parents with a spark of recognition, something very complex has taken place. The light …

    Fifteen Minutes of Magic
    March 6, 2006
    Fifteen Minutes of Magic

    If you've ever had a massage, you know how soothing and wonderful touch can be. Infant massage has been the subject of recent studies and shown remarkable benefits. (more…)…

    Skin to Skin Care for Preterm Babies
    November 11, 2005
    Skin to Skin Care for Preterm Babies

    When a baby is admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), life can be quite stressful for the baby - and for the parents. Mothers often report that being separated from their babies, especiall…