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.
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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....
In the past I have often felt like fathers have been given a bad rap (although perhaps previous generations deserved it!) - as if we all sit in the hospital waiting area smoking cigars until the baby is born, then showing up after the delivery to see the baby through...
If you are in the market for a pediatrician due to pregnancy, relocation, or any other reason- the search may seem overwhelming. Do a quick search and dozens of options will likely present themselves. Not only is the sheer volume of choices overwhelming, but the...
After nine months of reading and preparation, the day has finally come. . .You are a new parent. Now what? You may have a stack full of books on the baby’s shelf, but the infant in your arms still leaves you with loads of questions. There may even be some you...