Mothers: Smarter, Calmer, Braver

Mothers: Smarter, Calmer, Braver

When the grape juice spills on the carpet, and the baby is crying, and you haven’t slept well for a week it may seem like motherhood leads to stress....

Nosebleeds and Cross-hand Nostril Spraying

Nosebleeds and Cross-hand Nostril Spraying

Just as the banners and exhibits of the 2003 American Academy of Pediatrics meeting were coming down in New Orleans, the displays of the annual meeting of the American...

Keeping Kids Out of Hospitals

Keeping Kids Out of Hospitals

Up to 46 percent of the times that kids wind up admitted to a hospital, it could have been easily prevented, according to a study in the November 2003...

Mercury, A Look Back

Mercury, A Look Back

What has been the effect of giving tiny amounts of mercury to millions of children in vaccines? A huge study in the November 2003 Pediatrics used an analysis of...

Allergic to Shots

Allergic to Shots

A severe form of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis can occur after eating peanuts, shellfish, eggs, bananas, kiwi, avocado, or other foods. It can occur after bee stings, in those...

Medicines for Minors

Medicines for Minors

At long last, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a law on November 19, 2003, requiring that medicines for children be tested to be sure they are safe and...

Pack it in, Pack it out

Pack it in, Pack it out

The right type of pregnancy weight gain benefits both you and your baby. Happily, the right type of weight gain is also the kind that turns out to be...

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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.