The Holistic Baby Guide: Alternative Care for Common Health Problems

Overview

You can heal your baby's symptoms with a holistic treatment plan that includes natural medicines, nutritional supplements, and lifestyle changes, instead of turning to potentially harmful chemical products and medications. This comprehensive handbook is filled with safe and effective holistic treatments for colds, digestive problems, allergies, asthma, and other health issues babies and toddlers commonly experience in their first years of life.

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Overview

You can heal your baby's symptoms with a holistic treatment plan that includes natural medicines, nutritional supplements, and lifestyle changes, instead of turning to potentially harmful chemical products and medications. This comprehensive handbook is filled with safe and effective holistic treatments for colds, digestive problems, allergies, asthma, and other health issues babies and toddlers commonly experience in their first years of life.

An invaluable reference that belongs on every parent's bookshelf, The Holistic Baby Guide offers simple and natural remedies for treating the symptoms of common ailments. It also provides a fully integrated plan for building your baby's immune system to prevent chronic medical problems and ensure your baby's good health.

This guide offers holistic solutions for:

  • Relieving colic, reflux, and other worrisome digestive problems
  • Healing eczema, cradle cap, and diaper rash
  • Treating acute illnesses such as fevers, colds, and ear infections
  • Resolving allergies and asthma
  • Strengthening your baby's immune system
Give your baby the gift of good health today.
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Editorial Reviews

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"Well-researched and comprehensive, yet practical and accessible…. Parents who follow [Neustaedter's] guidelines are very likely to have healthier, happier babies."
Janet Levatin, MD, board-certified pediatrician and clinical instructor in pediatrics, Harvard University
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572246935
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • Publication date: 2/2/2010
  • Series: The New Harbinger Whole-Body Healing Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 369,777
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Randall Neustaedter, OMD, has practiced and taught holistic medicine for more than thirty years in the San Francisco Bay area, specializing in child health care. He is a licensed acupuncturist and doctor of Chinese medicine, author of Child Health Guide and The Vaccine Guide, and the father of five children. Visit his website, www.cure-guide.com, to register for a free newsletter with pediatric updates.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Holistic Pediatrics: An Overview 9

Chapter 2 Digestive Problems: Colic and Reflux 19

Chapter 3 Skin Problems 51

Chapter 4 Fevers: The Good Fight 77

Chapter 5 Colds and Other Simple Illnesses 87

Chapter 6 Ear Problems 105

Chapter 7 Asthma and Wheezing 123

Chapter 8 The Immune System: Putting It All Together 165

Appendix 1 Medications and Supplements 189

Appendix 2 Further Resources for Parents 197

References 203

Index 217

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