Jay Gordon (doctor)

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Jay N. Gordon (born 1948) is an American author and celebrity pediatrician.

Biography[edit]

Gordon is an author and celebrity pediatrician. He became a member of the International Health Advisory Council of the La Leche League in 2005.[1][2]

Gordon is the author and co-author of several books on children including: "Brighter Baby" (1999)[3] Listening to your baby : a new approach to parenting your newborn (2002), Good nights : the happy parents' guide to the family bed, and a peaceful night's sleep! (2002), The ADD and ADHD cure : the natural way to treat hyperactivity and refocus your child (2008), and "Preventing Autism: What You Can Do to Protect Your Children Before and After Birth" in 2013.[4] In 2008 he published a DVD called Vaccinations? : assessing the risks and benefits.[4]

Gordon's patients include Jenny McCarthy's son Evan[5] and Gordon appeared with McCarthy on an episode of Larry King Live in July 2008 [6] to discuss the issue of children's vaccinations. He also appeared with McCarthy at the "Green Our Vaccines," rally[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LLLI Health Advisory Counci". Web.archive.org. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  2. ^ "Health Advisory Council". LLLI. 2011-05-20. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Brighter Baby". Regnery.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  4. ^ a b Unknown author. "Search results for Jay Gordon". World Cat. Retrieved August 31, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Jenny McCarthy's Autism Fight". CNN. 2 April 2008. Retrieved 3 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Staff Writer (July 22, 2008). "UCLA Headlines July 22, 2008". UCLA. Retrieved August 29, 2013. 
  7. ^ Mnookin, Seth (15 July 2013). "A Jenny McCarthy reader, Pt. 3: Jenny legitimizes the scientific fringe". Public Library of Science. Retrieved 14 August 2013.