Empowering you to be the confident,
parent your children need.
Meet Doctor B
Dr. Phil Boucher is a husband, father of four young children, and board-certified pediatrician in Lincoln, Nebraska. He helps parents balance their priorities, keep things in perspective, and feel confident in their parenting gifts.
It's my honor to be trusted with the care of what matters most to you. I pride myself on providing care that's efficient, timely, and convenient for your family. To contact, please call me at (402) 489-3834.
My wife and I just had our beautiful fifth baby, Gloria Benedicta Boucher, two weeks ago! You can see her on Instagram. I might be just a little bit biased, but I think she’s one of the greatest babies of all time. Overall, everything with our other kids have gone...read more
Tony, today’s guest, is a little worried about his upcoming baby. He’s concerned that there won’t be much for him to do in the first months, since he can’t feed the baby, and doesn’t know how best to help his wife during this time. This is a really common question and...read more
Natalie is expecting her first baby in about a month, and is concerned about the topic of sleep! She and her husband are both deep sleepers who value their rest, and they’ve heard and read a lot about the lack of sleep in the first year. People love to commiserate,...read more
Tina’s three-year-old daughter has become stubborn, showing tendencies of being what we call a three-nager. If you have a child around this age, you’re probably familiar with the struggles of this phase! Tina has three questions this day, the first of which revolves...read more
Mary has a stubborn four-year-old who wants things to be incredibly specific, or else he freaks out. For example, he wants the exact same breakfast every single day, with everything in the same order. Does that sound familiar? Do you want to help guide your child into...read more
Ready for a little tour of how things will go on the show? In each episode, I’ll bring in a real-life parent with a real, relatable question about parenting. I’ll find out a little bit about their family and unique situation, and then provide an answer to the...
Welcome to the introductory first episode of Parenting Matters! I’m your host, Dr. Phil Boucher. I’m a husband, father, and board-certified pediatrician. If you’re tired, stressed out, or full of guilt, I’m here for you! I’ll help you regain your sanity, worry less,...
Parents wonder how to get their newborns’ days and nights figured out. They ask when to use pacifiers. They question when the baby is going to sleep through the night, what to do with sleep regressions, teething, growth spurts...the list goes on and on. But the...
In my family, praying together is one of the things that helps to bond and center us. It’s a way to connect and learn about each other on a deeper level. I speak to many parents who would like to teach their children to pray and are interested in integrating family...
With a new baby comes a new sleep schedule, which can be one of the hardest adjustments to make when your bundle of joy arrives. Finicky, sleepy babies make stressed out, sleepy parents, neither of which is good for a home. Establishing a daytime nap routine can be a...
The first week with the new baby. I get to see baby quite a bit in the hospital and then at least once or twice once home to answer questions, make sure everything is going okay. So, I get to see a lot of dads sitting in the exam room chair feeling totally helpless....