Couple holding hands during birth process. Is mom passing along B. infantis?

Meet B. infantis, the Good Gut Bacteria ALL Moms Should Know

The infant gut microbiome is made up of thousands of different bacterial strains. Some of these strains are considered “good” and can help build important things like immunity and metabolism. Others, like E....

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Chapped Lips

My son has the worst chapped lips I have ever seen. They are red, cracked, and even bleeding in spots. I've tried everything. What can I do?
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What is RSV?

This is a question about an infant who is just three months old. The baby was hospitalized after having what appeared to be a cold or congestion....

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Making The Holidays Magical

I am a working mom and the holidays are stressful. Do you have any suggestions for ways to make the holidays special and not too out of control?...

Eczema Causes and Treatments

Eczema Causes and Treatments

Question: My 5-month-old has always had facial eczema which her pediatrician refers to as a "mild" condition. We have been using an over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream every day. This...

Kids and dad doing chores around the house.

Help with the Laundry? You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!”

I can still see the stunned look on my 6-year-old’s face when I asked him to help me with laundry. He was downright appalled. In his mind, this was...

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Tech Gifts for Kids: To Buy Or Not To Buy?

Are you thinking of buying kids tech gifts his season? If so, you are not alone. Last year, gaming devices, smartphones, tablets and more were some of the season’s...

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Feeding Baby Green

Feeding Baby Green: The Earth Friendly Program for Healthy, Safe Nutrition During Pregnancy, Childhood and Beyond

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

This unique guide includes advice on how to transform a baby's eating habits that will positively impact their health & development for the rest of their lives. Dr. Greene has included everything a parent needs to know about creating healthy, nutritious meals that help avoid childhood obesity & prevent childhood disease.

Raising Baby Green

Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care

By Dr. Alan R. Greene

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care—from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely.