Dr. Laura Jana

Articles Written By: Dr. Laura Jana

This author has written 35 articles

Dr. Laura Jana is a pediatrician, Director of Innovation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and award-winning parenting and children’s book author. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan, an MD from Case Western Reserve, and is the founder of Practical Parenting Consulting and Amazing Me Books. She focuses on early childhood, and is a media spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Jana lives in Nebraska with her husband and 3 children.

Young child sleeping soundly

8 Ways to Make Time Change Easier

While switching to Daylight Saving Time may seem like a relatively small change in timing, this adjustment can significantly interfere with children’s sleep habits, not to…
Mom comforts her baby who has an ear infection.

My Child Has an Ear Infection. Now What?

If your child has an ear infection, you’re not alone! Ear infections are the most common diagnosis made during children’s visits to the doctor. While these infections can and do occur at any age (adults included), they’re most common during the first two to four years of life.
Mother putting sunscreen on a young girl’s nose

Summer Skin Care Tips For Your Child

  We know that there are many benefits of getting outside, breathing fresh air, and having the chance to play. Exposure to natural sunlight is…
Mother comforts and soothes her crying baby

What To Do When Your Child Has Colic

For expectant parents, simply hearing the word “colic” is enough to invoke feelings of fear. Caring for a baby with colic often (and understandably) causes…
A little boy holds a napkin over his nose

How to Tell the Difference Between Allergies and the Common Cold

Now that we’re in the midst of the so-called lazy days of summer, our thoughts often revolve around sun and sunscreen, swimming and water safety,…
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