Tylenol for Babies & Toddlers: Follow-up Discussion on #LTKH Tweet Chat

    On May 17 and 18, 2011 there was a joint meeting of the FDA Advisory Committee for Nonprescription Drugs and the FDA Pediatric Advisory Committee. I wrote anarticle about that meeting on May 18, 2011…

    Traveling With Baby – Tips For New Parents

    Once the baby is here, it's not uncommon for many new moms to shy away from going outside the home with their child in tow. After all, the outside world may suddenly seem a bit more dangerous and fore…

    Taking a Newborn Outside
    Taking a Newborn Outside

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Being outside can be great at this age if she does not get too hot, too cold, or too much sun exposure. The concern with being around other people is catching infections, which yo…

    Adorable Asian girl in a crib. Crib safety is important for babies.
    Crib Safety

    Dr. Greene's Answer: As tempting as it may be to put a pretty crib bumper in your baby's crib, the use of these bumpers should be avoided. These bumpers can suffocate or strangle an infant; and an enl…

    Ear Piercing

    Dr. Greene's Answer: I wouldn't be concerned about a 4-week-old pulling at her ears. Nevertheless, I am a fan of waiting just a bit for ear piercing. My reason? Tetanus. Even though the disease is not…

    Safe Bedding to Help Prevent SIDS
    Safe Bedding to Help Prevent SIDS

    The following are the safe bedding recommendations put out by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the National Institute of Child Health and Huma…