Toddler Related Articles & Blog Posts
No More TV?
In a startling announcement in August,1999 the American Academy of Pediatrics officially recommended that children under age 2 watch no television at all. They pointed to the importance of face-to-face interactions with parents for child development.Read full story
On Her Tippy Toes…
A mother from Texas inquired “My 20-month-old daughter constantly walks on her tip-toes. Should I be concerned?”Read full story
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?Read full story
Tim Allen – Anchor/Producer – New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
Do Nightmares Have a Purpose?
Do nightmares do anything more than just scare kids? Do they serve any purpose? Do newborns have nightmares?Read full story
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.Read full story
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
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…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
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,…Read full story
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?Read full story
Talia – New York