Dr. Jen Trachtenberg is a nationally renowned, board-certified pediatrician and parenting expert. She has contributed to a wide variety of publications, and collaborates with top-level, child-focused brands to inform parents of exciting new developments. She helps new parents navigate the world of child health and wellness with her easy-to-understand parenting advice and reassuring style.
Pediatrician Jen Trachtenberg, MD – known to her patients as Dr. Jen – has maintained a successful private pediatric practice in New York City for over 25 years. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, and mother of three children. Dr. Jen has appeared numerous times on NBC, TODAY show, CNN, Fox News, ABC World News Tonight as well as on The View and The Doctors, contributes regularly with health and parenting topics, including child development, autism spectrum disorder, newborn care, nutrition, childhood obesity, vaccines and sleep issues.
She has published two parenting books, The Smart Parent’s Guide to Getting Your Kids through Check Ups, Illnesses and Accidents and Good Kids, Bad Habits: The RealAge Guide to Raising Healthy Children and now her one of a kind, video parenting manual Pediatrician In Your Pocket .