Traveling with Baby
    April 17, 2013
    Traveling With Baby – Tips For New Parents

    Once the baby is here, it’s not uncommon for many new moms to shy away from going outside the home with their child in tow. After all, the outside world may suddenly seem a bit more dangerous and fo…

    Taking a Newborn Outside
    January 28, 2003
    Taking a Newborn Outside

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Being outside can be great at this age if she does not get too hot, too cold, or too much sun exposure. The concern with being around other people is catching infections, which yo…

    Crib Safety
    January 25, 2003
    Crib Safety

    Dr. Greene's Answer: As tempting as it may be to put a pretty crib bumper in your baby’s crib, the use of these bumpers should be avoided. These bumpers can suffocate or strangle an infant; and an e…

    Ear Piercing
    May 9, 2001
    Ear Piercing

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I wouldn't be concerned about a 4-week-old pulling at her ears. Nevertheless, I am a fan of waiting just a bit for ear piercing. My reason? Tetanus. Even though the disease is not…

    Safe Bedding to Help Prevent SIDS
    August 3, 1998
    Safe Bedding to Help Prevent SIDS

    The following are the safe bedding recommendations put out by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the National Institute of Child Health and Huma…