Strength in the face of breast cancer

Breast Cancer — A Story of Survival

A young mother recently called me. She had seen my story on the web and wanted to talk because she hadn’t been able to find another survivor of “her...

Window in an old home. Could poisonous toxins be in the paint?

National Poison Prevention Week and What it Means for You

We’ve previously mentioned the dangers of poison confusion with regular, safe products, especially where children are concerned. However, confusion isn’t the only way for exposure to poisonous toxins to...

Mother trying to get child to sleep. Is it safe to give sleeping aid medications to children?

Using Sleeping Aid Medications for Children

Is it okay to give sleeping medications to young children if they can’t fall asleep?

Infant child with cleaning chemicals. Dander in a spray bottle!

Danger in a Spray Bottle: Why It’s Time to Change Our Childproofing Strategy

Dr. Greene’s take on the household spray bottle… For years doctors have encouraged parents to store toxic household cleaning products in locked cabinets, out of sight and reach of...

Boy with back to camera looking into the water. Could he have Epispadias?

Epispadias

My son just turned 4 and has what appears to my wife and I (and our child's urologist) to be the equivalent of a hidden/concealed penis. I am...

Learning Foods is Like Learning a Language

I received a great question from @ChowMamaStacie on Twitter (which was posed by @amanda by way of @kidappeal),  “What do you say or do when kids make funny faces...

Child with cucumbers on her eyes to ease itchy eyes.

Itchy Eyes: Allergies are Crying Out for Attention

In many ways, the eyes are the windows of the body. When children have itchy eyes, it can disrupt their days – and nights. Itchy eyes often distract kids...

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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.