Toddler on a greene lawn in the process of falling head first.
    Big Heads & Baby Falls

    Most parents are surprised at the ease with which small children can fall from beds, changing tables, and high chairs. Even before they can roll over, they have a remarkable knack for propelling thems…

    Child's hand playing with colorful toy showing physical development.
    Delayed Physical Development

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I can imagine how worrisome it would be to have concerns about your son's physical development and then to be told he should be evaluated by a neurologist. I have a few thoughts o…

    Toddler hands and feet. Trying to walk. Delayed walking.
    Delayed Walking

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Your daughter could be perfectly normal, but this is worth discussing with your pediatrician. In the United States, most kids start walking by about 12 to 14 months. Some kids ski…

    How Do We Get Our Toddler to Stay in Bed?

    Dr. Greene's Answer: When our darlings reach about six months old and the threat of SIDS is greatly reduced, we breathe a sigh of relief. We begin to think of their cribs as safe havens. While they ma…