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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: Table Food
Great questions! It is up to you (actually your baby) when you transition from...More
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Reply: stomach virus and breast milk
Excellent, momtobe! That is absolutely correct!
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Reply: newborn
Hi - so sorry to hear about the rash. If it is baby acne, this is a nomral rash...More
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Reply: 3 weeks old an constapated
Hi Fawnderlynn The good news is that it sounds like you have a very normal baby....More
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Reply: runny nose
Hi purpleflute - I'd be curious to know how old your baby is and what temperatures...More
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Reply: my babys poop is a strange color
I would definitely encourage you to contact your doctor prior to next Tuesday....More
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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year from the Brennans!!!
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Reply: Orajel. Good or bad?
Hi and Happy New Year! I have had no problems with using a numbing agent like...More
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Reply: hello
That sounds so uncomfortable There could be several reasons including an...More
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Reply: Baby's nipples are enlarged and hard
Here is a great review on the topic of newborn breast buds: ...More
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