Parent's swinging a child between them as they walk. Pulling on a child's arm can cause nursemaid's elbow.

Nursemaid’s Elbow

Our toddler wound up in the ER with excruciating pain in his arm. It turned out to be nursemaid’s elbow, but it took three different doctors to finally get...

Cold and Flu Differences

Cold and Flu Differences

I am a physician (an anesthesiologist) and I have continued to try to (silly me) find a really good description of the difference between Flu and Cold. This...

Child playing with a toy puzzle. What causes seizures?

Seizures Causes

What causes seizures?

Boy playing with a dinosaur toy. Kids with functional heart murmurs can lead normal lives.

Functional Heart Murmurs

During a recent physical exam my son's pediatrician heard a heart murmur. My son is twelve years old and is very active. The pediatrician said it should be...

Alan Greene hiking in Gombe National Stream Park Tanzania.

Podcast: Our unexpected African adventure to meet Jane Goodall & the chimpanzees

In a wonderful and surprising turn of events my wife Cheryl and I were given the amazing opportunity to travel to Tanzania to meet Jane Goodall, meet the wild chimpanzees in the...

Life with Twins #2—Pregnancy

Life with Twins #2—Pregnancy

No two pregnancies are alike. This is especially true for pregnancy with twins.

Vitamin D During Pregnancy and lactation

Vitamin D During Pregnancy & Lactation

Adequate vitamin D levels are very important during pregnancy and lactation. In addition to the classical role of vitamin D in calcium and phosphate absorption and metabolism, vitamin D...

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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.