Newborn Related Articles & Blog Posts
Don’t use that vaccine!
A public health advisory issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics now warns against giving children rotavirus vaccine because it might cause a rare condition called intussusception.Read full story
Can my postpartum depression hurt my baby? Is there anything I can do on my own to treat it?Read full story
Zoloft and Breast Feeding
Is it safe to take Zoloft while breast-feeding?Read full story
Antidepressants and Nursing
Dr. Greene, I have a beautiful 3-month-old daughter that I’ve looked forward to for so long, but now I can’t enjoy her. She’s up crying every 2 hours all night and I am overwhelmed and exhausted. My postpartum depression…Read full story
No Excuse For Circumcision Pain!
Dr. Greene, I’m having a baby boy, and we have decided to have him circumcised. I’ve read in magazines that a local anesthetic is a good idea. My OB says it doesn’t hurt much, in fact babies cry as…Read full story
Dr. Greene, my son is now 17 months and still has a whitehead on his cheek, and he also has blackheads. If he got them from breast-feeding I sure won’t breast-feed the next one. I would really like his…Read full story
How Dangerous is Meconium Aspiration?
What can happen to a baby who inhales meconium?Read full story
The Marvels of Meconium
Dr. Greene, why was my baby born covered with meconium, and can this cause a urinary tract infection? Also, could this have been prevented by delivering the baby sooner, and not going past 40 weeks????? Help!KimberlyRead full story
Jaundice & Bilirubin Levels
Dr. Greene, my 6-week old was diagnosed with breastfed jaundice when her bilirubin was taken at one week old. I am supposed to stop breastfeeding her for 24 hours (and give her formula) and am finding her resisting the…Read full story
Breastfeeding and Jaundice
Can breast-feeding cause jaundice?Read full story