Headshot Dr Alan Greene for video The Window of Opportunity for Teaching Your Kids Great Eating Habits.
    The Window of Opportunity for Teaching Your Kids Great Eating Habits

    Dr. Greene's take on great eating habits... What does mother goose have to do with getting kids to eat right? Researcher Konrad Lorentz showed that by replacing a mother goose with something else as t…

    Dr Alan Greene speaking about Babies' development and the role of food.
    Babies’ Development and the Role of Food

    Babies' development from conception to age three is mind-boggling. Newborns resting in their parents arms are not very mobile and don't have much to say. By the time they're three years old, they have…

    New father sleeping with baby on his bare chest. A blanket is over baby.
    Skin-to-Skin Time as Part of Your 4th Trimester Birth Plan

    Many parents hear of skin-to-skin (also known as Kangaroo Care) as part of their breastfeeding plan, but there are other benefits with huge importance that aren't quite as widely publicized. In additi…

    Baby holding a parent's finger.
    4th Trimester Birth Planning – Your Ongoing Role in Baby’s Physiological Development  

    The physiological changes baby will go through in the first 12 weeksafter birth - the 4thtrimester - can be astounding and often intimidating. Your baby will likely express all kinds of physical sy…

    Mom and Baby Playing - Photo by Haylee Sherwood
    Brain-Wise Parenting: The Importance of Relationship & Rhythm

    Your Child's Brain -- Built With Love! Yesterday I invited parents to relax about pushing academics for their wee ones, because their best preparation for true intelligence is play. But there is a ver…

    Your Baby’s NICU Care Team
    Your Baby’s NICU Care Team

    Today's post offers parents some information on who may be part of their baby's care team in the NICU ? and what, in general, their roles may be. There may be many different members on your baby's car…

    If Your Baby Is in The NICU
    If Your Baby Is in The NICU

    Every expectant mother eagerly awaits the day when she will finally hold her baby in her arms. But for mothers of premature or very sick newborns ? that moment is postponed as their baby is whisked aw…

    Babies are Built from Food
    Babies are Built from Food

    Babies Are Built from Food When a brand-new baby opens her eyes and, for the first time, settles her gaze on her parents with a spark of recognition, something very complex has taken place. The light …

    Fifteen Minutes of Magic
    Fifteen Minutes of Magic Massage

    If you've ever had a massage, you know how soothing and wonderful touch can be. Infant massage has been the subject of recent studies and shown remarkable benefits. (more…)…

    Skin to Skin Care for Preterm Babies
    Skin to Skin Care for Preterm Babies

    When a baby is admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), life can be quite stressful for the baby - and for the parents. Mothers often report that being separated from their babies, especiall…