Naturally Healthy Babies and Children

A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health

By Aviva Jill Romm; Jill Aviva Romm; William Sears, M.D . (Foreword by)
Celestial Arts, Paperback, 9781587611926, 448pp.

Publication Date: August 2003

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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.

About the Author
Aviva Jill Romm is a certified professional midwife, practicing herbalist, and the former president of the American Herbalists Guild. She is the author of "The Natural Pregnancy Book", "The Pocket Guide to Midwifery Care", and "Naturally Healthy Babies and Children" as well as coauthor of "ADHD Alternatives". She lives with her family in Georgia.

William Sears, MD, has practiced pediatrics for more than four decades and is an associate clinical professor at the University of California?Irvine School of Medicine.

Praise For Naturally Healthy Babies and Children

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.ÄùÄîWilliam Sears, M.D., from the forewordÄúLike having a wise woman neighbor to call in times of need.ÄùÄîPeggy O'Mara, Mothering magazineÄúAnother strand of our Wise Woman wisdom is spun and woven in this delightful book by Aviva Romm.ÄùÄîSusun Weed, author of Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing YearsÄúI would wish this book for all new families, community libraries, and waiting rooms.ÄùÄîJeannine Parvati Baker, author of Prenatal Yoga

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