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“No one knows your child better than you do”

About Dr. Jay

In addition to treating patients, pediatrician Jay Gordon participates in the training of medical students and residents, lectures all over the world, writes books, and writes a monthly column for “Fit Pregnancy” magazine. He has contributed to “New York Parent,” “Parenting” magazine and has been quoted in the L.A. Times, New York Times, and The London Times.

Dr. Gordon advocates for a balanced, moderate view regarding vaccines. He is a strong supporter of an individualized vaccine schedule that allows parents to make informed choices that are right for their families.

Intensely interested in infant nutrition and breastfeeding, Dr. Gordon is the first male physician to sit for and pass the International Board of Lactation Certification Exam and has served on the Professional Advisory Board of La Leche League for twenty-four years. Busy as he is, Dr. Gordon finds that his most challenging job is “being a good husband and the best possible parent to my daughter.”

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Latest Blog Posts


Gluten Savvy

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Arms Reach Co-Sleeper

Books by Dr. Jay

  • Good Food Today, Great Kids Tomorrow: 50 Things You Can Do for Healthy, Happy Children
  • Good Nights: The Happy Parents’ Guide to the Family Bed (and a Peaceful Night’s Sleep!)
  • Preventing Autism: What You Can Do to Protect Your Children Before and After Birth
  • Listening to Your Baby
  • Mayim’s Vegan Table: More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from My Family to Yours
  • The ADD and ADHD Cure: The Natural Way to Treat Hyperactivity and Refocus Your Child
  • The Kind Mama: A Simple Guide to Supercharged Fertility, a Radiant Pregnancy, a Sweeter Birth, and a Healthier, More Beautiful Beginning

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