Author: Aviva Jill Romm, M.D.
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
Committed to finding natural ways to care for their children, many parents seek techniques that do not require the invasive procedures and medications often associated with Western medicine. In NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN, midwife and herbalist Aviva Romm offers a comprehensive handbook that addresses the common health issues of children, from newborns to preadolescents. Aviva'¬?s whole-child approach integrates herbal remedies, nutrition, hygiene, and alternative health techniques with supportive, informed parenting. From anemia to whooping cough, each entry includes herbal, dietary, and general recommendations, including tips on when to pursue professional medical care. NATURALLY HEALTHY BABIES AND CHILDREN is indispensable reading for families seeking safe, effective ways to practice healing techniques at home.
Romm--a mother, midwife, and practicing herbalist with first-hand clinical experience--gives parents practical steps they can take to keep their children healthy with a combination of regular medical care, herbal remedies, and nutrition. An easy A-to-Z format addresses common ailments affecting children.
This is an indispensable volume for parents seeking safe and effective ways to promote and maintain their child's health. Using a wide range of herbal and other natural remedies, Aviva Jill Romm -- midwife, herbalist, and mother of four -- presents her expertise in a form that is comprehensive and user-friendly.
Author: Aviva Jill Romm
Publisher: Celestial Arts
Release Date: 2011-08-17
Genre: Health & Fitness
Reading The Natural Pregnancy Book is like having your own personal herbalist and midwife at your side. Expertly written by Aviva Jill Romm, who has been providing family-centered natural health care for almost twenty years, it guides women through treating the common ills and ailments of pregnancy simply with herbs and nutrition. Aviva thoughtfully follows the woman's journey from baby's conception to birth, describing herbs that can promote and maintain a healthy pregnancy, along with those you should avoid during your term. Her herbal remedies cover such familiar concerns as anxiety, fatigue, morning sickness, and stretch marks. She also discusses the components of a healthy diet, with an emphasis on natural foods. With its detailed information and comforting voice, The Natural Pregnancy Book is a complete primer for the woman who envisions a safe pregnancy as nature intended it.
Use herbal medicines to treat women at any stage of life! Botanical Medicine for Women's Health, 2nd Edition provides an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to botanical interventions for many different medical conditions. More than 150 natural products are covered, showing their benefits in gynecologic health, fertility and childbearing, and menopausal health. This edition includes new full-color photos of herbal plants along with a discussion of the role of botanicals in healthy aging. Written by Aviva Romm, an experienced herbalist, midwife, and physician, this unique guide is an essential resource for everyday practice of herbal medicine." Winner of the 2010 American Botanical Council's" "James A. Duke Excellence in Botanical Literature Award!"
Author: Jerry Rubin
Release Date: 2007-04-01
In this A to Z guide for illness and wellness, the authors have integrated their traditional, western medicine training as physicians with information for practicing a more holistic approach to children's health and embracing a fuller spectrum of health care options.
The Essential Parents' Guide to the Best Conventional and Natural Medicines for Your Child From feeding to healing, clothing to washing, raising children naturally can be a daunting task--unless you know how. Natural Baby and Childcare shows you how to complement conventional therapy with natural treatments such as homeopathic and herbal medicine; how to bathe your child without using damaging chemicals; and how to find healthy, organic food for your baby. As a physician and a mom, Dr. Lauren Feder skillfully bridges the divide between medicine and motherhood, empowering parents to personalize traditional child-rearing practices to their own child. Natural Baby and Childcare answers common questions such as: * Do homeopathic medicines have any side effects? * What alternatives are there to wasteful or harmful baby products, such as plastic diapers and chemical-laden diaper creams? * Can vaccines cause autism or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? In addition to shedding light on controversial topics such as antibiotic overuse and vaccination, Dr. Feder offers a complete A to Z guide to treating common childhood conditions naturally and a handy directory of easy-to-use natural medicines and home remedies. With information for children from birth to adolescence, Natural Baby and Childcare is a comprehensive, intelligent, practical, and reassuring guide to raising healthy and happy children.
Author: Edward Shalts, M.D., D.Ht.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-01-13
Genre: Health & Fitness
The American Institute of Homeopathy (AIH) is the oldest medical organization in the United States, founded three years before the American Medical Association. The American Institute of Homeopathy Handbook for Parents is the first AIH publication that offers another option for parents who are reluctant to participate in the widespread extreme measures of conventional medicine such as stimulants, antidepressants, and overuse of antibiotics. Step-by-step Edward Shalts, a medical doctor who practices homeopathic medicine, explains what homeopathy is and how it works. He presents a user-friendly overview of acute and chronic issues and shows how parents can deal with them, either on their own for some problems, or in many cases, with a qualified practitioner. This important resource explains the principles of homeopathy, the nature of remedies, and the appropriate time to use homeopathy.
Author: George Wootan
Publisher: Marlowe & Company
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Family & Relationships
A candid, straightforward parent's guide to managing a child's health care covers nutrition, breastfeeding, allergies, immunizations, emergencies, medications and their side effects, diagnosing disease, and much more. Reprint.
Author: Kate Tietje
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Release Date: 2015-08-15
Genre: Health & Fitness
Natural Remedies for Kids is an easy-to-use illustrated reference guide for parents who are ready to take their family's health into their own hands by using over 100 natural and herbal remedies to help common ailments at home. There's no need to rush off to the doctor at the first sign of sniffles or fever! Instead, understand what each symptom may be a sign of, how to help treat that symptom naturally, and how to help your child rest comfortably until the illness is over. Find out if the symptoms may be serious enough to warrant a call to the doctor. Then, learn to prepare one of the many recipes for home remedies found within the book to help children naturally. Natural Remedies for Kids includes tips and hints from Kate Tietje on which remedies are best for which issues to help you clear up common conditions like diaper rash, eczema, runny noses, coughs, upset stomachs and more.