Real Moms Got Milk?…Post Cards From The Ledge
    Real Moms Got Milk?…Post Cards From The Ledge

    Hours after Alex was delivered by C-Section, I lay gasping on a hospital bed still trying to comprehend how I'd been flayed like a cod fish and robbed of the precious living cargo that had roomed with…

    How Much Sleep is Needed?
    How Much Sleep is Needed?

    I'm asked almost everyday by some concerned parent whether their child is sleeping enough or too much. That's not a simple answer and sleep needs vary from child to child and even from day to day. (mo…

    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 5
    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 5

    As parents, you get to be detectives, solving the ever-changing mystery of what will make your baby smile. And the clues you unearth are also the best clues to the developmental tasks that are importa…

    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 4
    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 4

    The Poet The poet's journey is the story of learning to observe and describe one's experience of the world. Great poets are first great listeners. There are two sides of the language coin: understandi…

    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 3
    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 3

    The Scholar The scholar's story is one of emotional and intellectual growth. Behind the scenes, your baby is gaining, not just strength and coordination, but a deep understanding of the way things wor…

    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 2
    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 2

    The Athlete Soon your little athlete will be full of energy, sprinting forward in life. Training for this race begins with tummy time soon after the umbilical stump has fallen off. This exercise build…

    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 1
    Apprentice, Athlete, Scholar, Poet – Part 1

    Introduction The toddler that rushes down the hall calling, "Mommy phone!" is dramatically different from the newborn you held in your arms a moment and an eternity ago. Astonishing and unparalleled g…

    Is That a Real Smile or Gas?
    Is That a Real Smile or Gas?

    Around the same time as the peak of the fussy period, most babies start to have a real, joyful, social smile. Again, we see the balance of parenting. By now, babies are clearly tuned in socially. They…

    Memories
    Memories

    Dr. Greene's take on baby memories... Babies have a deep body memory. Your baby remembers the foods you ate when you were pregnant. She remembers the foods you ate while nursing her. She will remember…

    Can She Hear Me?
    Can She Hear Me?

    Most babies with hearing loss are not diagnosed until they are 1 to 3 years old, unless a routine screening hearing test is done. These simple tests are recommended for all babies. However, about 1 o…