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Developing Handwriting Skills: When do children learn to write?

From the moment your baby was conceived you dreamed of what they would look like, of them talking, walking, what they might be like when they grew up. The...

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Breastfeeding, Pumping, and Night vs. Day Milk: Your Questions Answered

Learning to breastfeed your baby can be one of the most challenging and beautiful experiences of being a new parent. Many moms choose to also learn how to pump...

Congenital Heart Disease

Congenital Heart Disease: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction: A baby’s heart begins to beat as early as 22 days into the pregnancy. But it doesn’t always progress properly. What is congenital heart disease? Complex folding and...


Mononucleosis: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

Introduction to mononucleosis: Mononucleosis has been nicknamed the “kissing disease,” many parents think of mono as a disease of teens and young adults. They don’t know that young children...

Five Things to Do Before You Get Pregnant

Five Things to Do Before You Get Pregnant

So you’re ready to be a parent. Congratulations! That’s a big decision. To give yourself the best chance for a healthy pregnancy and baby, there are a few things...

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Benefits of Reading Aloud to Your Child

Ensuring kids read for 20 minutes each night has become an ingrained habit for most parents. But there are nights when kids just have no desire to crack open...

teens falling asleep during the day on a school lawn. REST is needed!

It’s Time to Rethink Educational Start Times (REST)

We all know that sleep is important for our kids. So important, in fact, that a simple thing like what time school starts in the morning can affect levels...

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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.