Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg

Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg is the chief pediatric officer for RealAge.com. She is a nationally renowned parenting expert, board-certified pediatrician, and has practiced pediatric and adolescent medicine for over 15 years maintaining a successful private pediatric practice in New York City. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and mother of three young children. Dr. Trachtenberg has appeared on NBC's Today show and CNN, among others, and has recently published a new book, The Smart Parent's Guide to Getting Your Kids through Check Ups, Illnesses and Accidents (2009), as well as articles on health and parenting topics, including child development and childhood obesity.

Newborn Safety in the Comfort of Home

Bringing your newborn home from the hospital is an exciting event, yet it is important to remember that being a bit nervous about how to care for this new bundle of joy is common too. As a parent, you will come to know your baby best. Trust your instincts, and try not to take too