How Much Should Baby Eat?
    May 2, 2002
    How Much Should Baby Eat?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Msfho, I speak with parents all over the world who express concern that their babies are eating too little – or too much. Some parents think that 90th percentile is an ‘A’ a…

    Infants and Thrush
    March 4, 2002
    Infants and Thrush

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Superficial fungal infections are very common, and usually do not signal trouble in young infants. Oral thrush is very common in the first 6 months or so, but not common in 2 year…

    Antidepressants and Nursing
    June 12, 1999
    Antidepressants and Nursing

    Dr. Greene's Answer: More women become depressed while their children are babies than at any other time in life (Clin Pharmacokinet 1994 Oct;27(4):270-89). With the surging tide of postpartum hormones…

    No Excuse for Circumcision Pain
    May 13, 1999
    No Excuse For Circumcision Pain!

    Dr. Greene's Answer: What a preposterous idea that little boys don't feel pain when part of the penis is first ripped from the underlying tissue, crushed with a clamp, and then amputated! This procedu…

    Infantile Acne
    April 8, 1999
    Infantile Acne

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Toddlers often have the cutest little faces! How frustrating when acne gets in the way. When most people think of acne, they think of the pimples that affect about 80% of teens as…

    Jaundice & Bilirubin Levels
    December 7, 1998
    Jaundice & Bilirubin Levels

    Dr. Greene's Answer: This week, while I was putting up lights to decorate for the holidays, I bruised my arm. I can remember, as a young child, watching bruises transform through a series of colors be…

    Helping to Ease Baby Blues
    October 13, 1997
    Helping to Ease Baby Blues

    Every new beginning is also an ending of what was before. Every ending is a beginning. Whenever a baby is born, the world will never be the same. This is wonderful. It's also okay to grieve for the lo…

    Babies and Constipation
    October 6, 1997
    Babies and Constipation

    Dr. Greene's Answer: As long as your son is in diapers, every single poop will be right there for you to see when the diaper is changed. During these years, the stools undergo several changes. The fir…

    Newborn Screening Tests
    August 19, 1996
    Newborn Screening Tests

    Dr. Greene's Answer: In the first hours of life, a baby experiences so many things for the very first time. She finally has the opportunity to see the mother whose voice has been keeping her company f…

    Benefits of Breastfeeding
    June 21, 1996
    Benefits of Breastfeeding

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I applaud the critical thinking and intellectual curiosity of these scientists. When immunoglobulins were first discovered in breast milk, the appealing and simple conclusion was …

    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…

    Colic Will Not Last Forever!
    January 26, 1996
    Colic Will Not Last Forever!

    Dr. Greene`s Answer: Colic can be very difficult. As your daughter's birth approached you probably experienced increasing anticipation and eagerness about the upcoming new beginning. The birth experie…