ABOUT DR. LAURA

Dr. Laura Jana is an Omaha-based pediatrician, health communicator, and the award-winning author of Heading Home with Your Newborn and Food Fights. Having first served as a consultant to Dr. Benjamin Spock, Dr. Jana went on to co-found The Dr. Spock Company in 1999, and then subsequently founded her own company – Practical Parenting Consulting. Well recognized nationally for her ongoing efforts to promote healthy lifestyles for children and offer credible practical parenting advice to new and expectant parents, Dr. Jana serves as a media spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics; is on the advisory board for American Baby magazine, The Walt Disney Internet Group and Nancy Snyderman’s BeWell Expert Network; and serves as an expert consultant for academic organizations, non-profits, and major corporations such as P&G and Reckitt Benckhiser/Lysol. Having spent several years as a parenting expert on Omaha’s top morning radio program and as the parenting expert for Omaha’s NBC affiliate, Dr. Jana is also the proud mother of three, a published children’s book author and early literacy advocate, and the proud owner of Primrose School of Legacy – a nationally franchised, 200-student educational child care center.

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It's You and Me Against the PEE...and the POOP Too!

It's You and Me Against the PEE...and the POOP Too!

Written by Julia Cook and Laura Jana, M.D.
Illustrated by Anita DuFalla

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Food Fights Book

Food Fights

American Academy of Pediatrics (2007), 250 pgs.

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Heading Home with Your Newborn Book

Heading Home with Your Newborn

American Academy Of Pediatrics (2005), 306 pgs.

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Melvin the Magnificent Molar Book

Melvin the Magnificent Molar

Written by Julia Cook & Laura Jana, M.D., 306 pgs.

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