Apnea of Infancy
    December 23, 1996
    Apnea of Infancy

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I'll never forget the night my firstborn son came home from the hospital. Earlier that day, while in my arms in the labor and delivery suite, he had stopped breathing for what see…

    Secondary Enuresis (SNE)
    October 23, 1996
    Secondary Enuresis – Bedwetting Is Not a Laughing Matter

    Dr. Greene`s Answer: You are right, bedwetting is not a laughing matter -- for nearly 6 million people in the United States alone. Not only is there a social stigma attached to bed-wetting, but it cau…

    Frightened Woman in Bed
    September 25, 1996
    Stress Related Insomnia

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Many of you probably remember seeing footage of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. I am told that national news coverage showed three striking images over and over and over -- the h…

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    June 24, 1996
    Adolescents and Sleep

    Dr. Greene's Answer : Parents are often concerned about the sleeping habits of their adolescent children. In my office, I commonly hear either "He sleeps past noon!" or "She's up all night!" (or both)…

    Treating Sleep Terrors
    June 19, 1996
    Treating Sleep Terrors

    Dr. Greene's Answer: When most people (including the popular press and popular parenting literature) speak of sleep terrors, they are generally referring to what are called confusional arousals by mos…

    What are Night Terrors?
    June 19, 1996
    What are Night Terrors?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Within fifteen minutes of your daughter's falling asleep, she will probably enter her deepest sleep of the night. This period of slow wave sleep, or deep non-REM sleep, will typic…

    Asleep All Day, Up All Night
    June 18, 1996
    Asleep All Day, Up All Night

    Dr. Greene's Answer: During the later part of pregnancy, each baby develops her own sleep/wakefulness rhythm. You can get a good idea of what this rhythm is by the baby's activity patterns. Some babie…

    Fast Facts about Thumb Sucking
    April 17, 1996
    Fast Facts about Thumb Sucking

    Children who suck their thumbs are able to begin at an early age to meet their own need for sucking. These children fall asleep more easily, are able to put themselves back to sleep at night more easi…

    Learning To Fall Back To Sleep
    April 2, 1996
    Learning To Fall Back To Sleep

    Dr. Greene's Answer: It is so rewarding to rock our little ones to sleep. The feeling of closeness we get from holding them in our arms as they drift off is, for many parents, the pot of gold at the e…

    Sleep Patterns
    April 2, 1996
    Sleep Patterns

    Dr. Greene's Answer: For most of us, adult and child alike, there are a few reasons for occasional sleeplessness. In adults, it is most often linked to physical illness, stress, excitement, or emotion…

    When Baby Won't Go To Sleep On Her Own
    March 14, 1996
    When Baby Won’t Go To Sleep On Her Own

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Your darling daughter has worked her magic on your heart. Her smiles delight you, but oh, the despair that comes with her incessant crying. Hearing her cry, much less scream, will…

    Fast Facts about Ear Infections
    March 5, 1996
    Fast Facts about Ear Infections

    Since ear infections are the most common diagnosis in pediatrics, it is worthwhile for a parent to learn to become a Sherlock Holmes -- able to notice the clues and suspect an ear infection before it …

    Does This Child Have An Ear Infection? – Case 1
    March 5, 1996
    Does This Child Have An Ear Infection? – Case 1

    A ten-month-old girl, who had been sleeping through the night, has now been waking up each night for one week. She pulls herself to standing in the crib, and rubs her right ear. She calms quickly when…

    Sleep and the Family Bed
    January 3, 1996
    Sleep and the Family Bed

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Many families throughout history have chosen a "family bed." In fact, in most cultures around the world today, a "family bed" is the norm. If that is a family's choice, it can wor…

    Tips for Helping Children Sleep in their Own Beds
    January 3, 1996
    Tips for Helping Children Sleep in their Own Beds

    Many families throughout history have chosen a "family bed." In fact, in most cultures around the world today, a "family bed" is the norm. If that is a family's choice, it can work very well. However,…

    Fast Facts about Bed Wetting
    January 1, 1996
    Fast Facts about Bed Wetting

    Contrary to popular opinion, bed-wetting is a very common problem. It affects somewhere between five and six million children. (more…)…