Nurturing Tips

  • Morning, Noon, and Night Sickness

    When I was pregnant with our first child, I read everything possible to prepare myself, and at week six, I was excited to start experiencing “real” pregnancy symptoms like a heightened sense of smell.

  • An Unexpected Aid in Coping with Colic

    One of the biggest assets you and your family have for managing a colicky baby may just surprise you. And it's something you already have right now. Read the story of one Born Free mom's experience, and share your own ideas!

  • Finding the Calm in Colic

    When your baby's crying with colic, it can be hard to remember that this time will pass. Read one mom's practical suggestions (learned from her own experience!), and know that there's light at the end of the tunnel.

  • Is It the Right Time?

    Are you unsure of the best way to transition between breastfeeding and bottle feeding? Need tips on how to wean your baby with a minimum of stress for both of you? And how should you introduce your baby to a cup? Read this post for practical suggestions you can use as your baby grows.

  • Coping with Colic

    Is colic more challenging than you thought it would be? Are you wondering if it will ever end? Read the story of one Born Free mom whose family included two colicky babies.

Dr. Levine

Dr. Alanna Levine is a New York based pediatrician and a mom of two children.

Most colic solutions help in about one third of babies, but it’s hard to predict which babies will benefit. Combining remedies is often the most helpful.
- Dr. Green