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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: normal????
Hi MommyWestlake What you are experiencing is very normal for a 3 week old baby. ...More
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Reply: Intro & Question
Congrats on the new baby! Most newborns will have peeling skin for the 1st several...More
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Reply: 6 month old constipated?
Hi happymoe - Congrats on your baby! What you are describing is a fairly commom...More
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Reply: constipation due to formula
Hi Tiffany - there shouldn't be much of a difference in tolerability from...More
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Reply: Concerned First Time Parent
Hi Sharon - One of the biggest challenges as first time parents is discovering each...More
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Reply: 36 hrs. and no poop!! Need Advice
Hi - As long as the bowel movements have not been rock-hard, it is not uncommon for...More
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Reply: Thrush medication dosage
This is an excellent question and one that comes up often. My suggestion is to take...More
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Reply: Ear infection
Hi Brenda - This is a great question. Yes, a baby can have an ear infection...More
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Reply: When can I stop sterilizing baby bottles?
Hi - As long as your water source is clean, then you can probably just use hot...More
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