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Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health
     

Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health

by Aviva Jill Romm, William Sears (Foreword by)
 
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

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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.

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‚ÄúThis way of caring for babies and children helps parents get to know their child, to be more sensitive to the well child, and therefore to know more intuitively how to treat the sick child.‚Äù‚ÄîWilliam Sears, M.D., from the foreword‚ÄúLike having a wise woman neighbor to call in times of need.‚Äù‚ÄîPeggy O'¬?Mara, Mothering magazine‚ÄúAnother strand of our Wise Woman wisdom is spun and woven in this delightful book by Aviva Romm.‚Äù‚ÄîSusun Weed, author of Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Years‚ÄúI would wish this book for all new families, community libraries, and waiting rooms.‚Äù‚ÄîJeannine Parvati Baker, author of Prenatal Yoga

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587611926
Publisher:
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
327,468
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.14(d)

Meet the Author

AVIVA JILL ROMM is a midwife and herbalist who has been the director of the LifeCycles Center for Midwifery and Botanical Medicine since 1985. Current president of the American Herbalists Guild, she is the author of several books and many articles on natural healing and pregnancy issues. Ms. Romm lives outside of Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband and four children.

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