Smoking Outside

Smoking Outside

What happens when parents go outside to smoke? If parents completely ban smoking within the home, the nicotine byproducts in their baby’s urine are clearly reduced, according to a...

Growth Curves

Growth Curves

It’s time for a change! Plotting your child’s height and weight on a growth curve is a familiar feature of well-child-checks at your pediatrician’s office. The most useful growth...

Helmet Fit and Condition

Helmet Fit and Condition

Shoes protect the feet; helmets protect the head. Helmets can be very effective at preventing serious head injuries, but nevertheless, head injury during active play remains a leading cause...

Ear Tubes and Development

Ear Tubes and Development

We know that fluid behind the eardrum decreases hearing in children as long as it is present. We also know that the first 3 years of life are a...

CPR A Parent’s Responsibility

CPR A Parent’s Responsibility

On August 3, 2003 James Safar, a man whose work saved many, many lives, died quietly at his home in Pennsylvania. He was 79 years old. He started the...

Congratulations Youve made an important choice

Congratulations! You’ve made an important choice …

…to pursue CPR training. I salute you in your efforts to be trained to help save lives. In the United States, you can find a CPR event near you...

Smoking Rate in Young Girls on the Rise

Smoking Rate in Young Girls on the Rise

Young girls are now smoking cigarettes almost as much as young boys are, according to the results of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey released on August 7, 2003. And...

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Books by Dr. Alan Greene

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.