Healthy child, whole child: integrating the best of conventional and alternative medicine to keep your kids healthy
At a time when caring for your children has become increasingly complex and parents are bombarded with new and conflicting information, Doctors Ditchek and Greenfield provide authoritative and thorough advice for raising healthy kids. As devoted fathers and as open-minded but conventionally trained physicians, they blend the best of conventional medicine with alternative approaches for keeping children healthy.
With the goal of optimizing children's natural healing systems, the authors offer reliable information on the prevention of as well as the latest conventional and alternative treatments for common childhood ailments -- from colic to ear infections, asthma, allergies, viral illnesses, and more -- and explain which therapies are safe and effective for children. You will learn how to prevent ear infections without having to resort to powerful antibiotics, why immunization is important, and what you can do about childhood obesity, the number-one health problem among American children today. In Healthy Child, Whole Child you'll find a complete program to keep your children healthy from birth to their preteen years; you'll receive practical suggestions on how you can incorporate healthy behaviors and attitudes into your family's daily lives; and you'll learn about other healing approaches such as mind/body medicine, herbs, and acupuncture, which can be included in good pediatric care.
Filled with insightful wisdom, Healthy Child, Whole Child is sure to become the essential child care resource for a new generation of parents.
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|display_description||At a time when caring for children has become increasingly complex and parents are bombarded with new and conflicting information, doctors Ditchek and Greenfield provide authoritative and thorough advice for raising healthy kids, covering topics such as: the 6 myths (and one true statement) about vaccinations; the 10 powerhouse foods for your kids; the 7 questions you need to ask to find out if your child is overweight; the 16 herbs that are safe and effective for children; how to receive more integrative care from your current pediatrician; and more.|
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|record_details||ils:.b12969291|Book|Books|[Updated and revised]|English|Collins Living,|c2009.|xxi, 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Alternative medicine, Children -- Diseases -- Alternative treatment, Children -- Health and hygiene|
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|title_full||Healthy child, whole child : integrating the best of conventional and alternative medicine to keep your kids healthy / Stuart H. Ditchek, Russell H. Greenfield with Lynn Murray Willeford ; foreword by Andrew Weil|
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|title_sub||integrating the best of conventional and alternative medicine to keep your kids healthy|