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Dan Brennan, MD

Joined: 11/07/2013
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Dr. Dan Brennan is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Certified Lactation Counselor. He is a graduate of UCLA, Albany Medical College and completed his pediatric training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2001.

Dr. Brennan is a native of Santa Barbara, proud father of two boys, health care columnist, distance runner, AYSO soccer coach and board member, Dos Pueblos Little League manager and board member, contributor to several national health magazines and websites (including Parenting, Baby Talk, Pregnancy and American Baby) and a medical consultant for the USA television show Burn Notice.

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Reply: size of my fetus
Sometimes doctors will use percentiles to compare children/fetuses to their peers. ...More
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Reply: when to test new born for hearing
Hi there You bring up some valid points. Many states now do universal hearing...More
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Reply: Repetitive Hand Movement- 8 month old
This is one of those times when a picture is worth a thousand words I always...More
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Reply: Mother In-law won't let us raise baby our way!
This can be a tough spot, but the good news is that your baby has 2 parents - and...More
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Reply: EAR INFECTION IN A 14 MONTH OLD!!!
A chronic ear infection can have several outcomes. It can persist, it can sometimes...More
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Reply: Straining to potty
Hi there At 1 month of age, many babies are undergoing normal changes to their...More
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Reply: 11 week old has white pimple like bumps on front o...
Gum cysts are very common to see in infants. They are usually 1-2 mm, white, hard...More
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Reply: 6 month old and sippy cup. expert advice please
Congratulations! It sounds like you are doing an amazing job. If your baby is...More
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Reply: two week old sleeping through the night
Great question. You will ultimately want to have this discussion with your...More
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Reply: How do I engage my 10 month old?
Sounds like my boys too I often find that children focus on one large milestone...More
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