Toddler Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • On Her Tippy Toes

    On Her Tippy Toes…

    A mother from Texas inquired “My 20-month-old daughter constantly walks on her tip-toes. Should I be concerned?”

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  • The Truth about Dreams, Nightmares, and Night Terrors

    The Truth about Dreams, Nightmares, and Night Terrors

    Dr. Greene, when does a child start to dream? And at what age do nightmares or night terrors begin?
    Tim Allen – Anchor/Producer – New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

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  • Do Nightmares Have a Purpose?

    Do Nightmares Have a Purpose?

    Do nightmares do anything more than just scare kids? Do they serve any purpose? Do newborns have nightmares?

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  • Fast Facts about Rotaviruses

    Fast Facts about Rotaviruses

    Rotaviruses are the leading cause of both routine vomiting and diarrheal illnesses and of severe, life-threatening diarrhea in every country in the world. Click here to read more about rotaviruses.

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  • Don't use that vaccine!

    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.

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  • Teething Pain

    Teething Pain

    Dr. Greene, what can I do for the real bad teething times? My little girl did really well with some of her teeth, but she is in a lot of pain now. Wakes up every 2 hours and can…

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  • Infantile Acne

    Infantile Acne

    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…

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  • Milk and Constipation

    Milk and Constipation

    Dr. Greene, our 19-month-old son has seemed to have trouble since his birth. He wouldn’t be miserable all the time, just a good portion of the time. At 1 year, he was introduced to cow’s milk. Before this time,…

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  • Gender Identity

    Gender Identity

    Dr. Greene, my little boy likes playing with dolls. In fact he wants a Barbie for his birthday. My husband is very upset about this. Is he okay? What should we do?
    Talia – New York

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  • Dealing with Irrational Fears

    Dealing with Irrational Fears

    Dr. Greene, my 3 and a half year old daughter has an irrational fear of bugs. She never used to be afraid of them. Now she stands and screams and refuses to go wherever there might be bugs. These…

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