Natural Baby and Childcare, Second Edition (Paperback)

Practical Medical Advice & Holistic Wisdom for Raising Healthy Children from Birth to Adolescence

By Lauren Feder, Letrinh Hoang

Hatherleigh Press, 9781578267019, 544pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2017

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The essential reference guide to the best conventional and natural health options for your child, updated in a new edition with the latest information on such topics as homeopathic medicines, blood tests, vaccines, nutrition, neonatal screenings, natural baby care products, and more.

Natural Baby and Childcare combines the medical with the holistic, making it perfect for all families. The newly revised and updated edition contains the latest available information on natural childcare techniques, including nutrition and behavioral studies to ensure you have everything you need to raise your child in an all-natural, healthy way.

   • AN IMPORTANT RESOURCE FOR CONSCIENTIOUS PARENTS. Whether you want to raise your child completely naturally, or whether you want to make sure that you have all the facts before making parenting decisions, Natural Baby and Childcare has the information you need--presented in an easy-to-follow, complete package.

   • EASY-TO-USE FORMAT. Combining professional expertise with parental experience, Natural Baby and Childcare addresses the ins and outs of natural childcare, including the risks, benefits, and virtues of each technique in the form of a clear, straightforward guide, making sure your child gets the proper care at this important time in their development.

   • OVER 500-PAGES PACKED WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION ON YOUR CHILD'S HEALTH. Including discussions on the latest available childcare studies, as well as new development milestones and health care schedules, Natural Baby and Childcare is a comprehensive and reassuring guide to help you make the right decision for your child.

Natural Baby and Childcare is a balanced and easy-to-understand presentation of the health issues that parents and children both face in the modern landscape, putting in your hands the knowledge to make the best decisions for your child.

About the Author

Lauren Feder, M.D. was a nationally recognized physician who specialized in homeopathic medicine. Affiliated with the Natural Center for Homeopathy, Holistic Pediatric Association, and La Leche League, she was a frequent lecturer for parents and professionals and has been seen nationally on various health-oriented television programs and heard on radio stations throughout the United States. Dr. Feder had written for Homeopathy Today and Mothering Magazine and had been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Alternative Medicine Digest,, and many other publications and websites. Dr. Feder was in private practice in Los Angeles. Visit her at, a family resource for homeopathy, holistic health, and natural parenting.

Dr. Letrinh Hoang is a pediatrician in private practice offering holistic, integrative pediatrics. She has two offices where she combines Homeopathy and Osteopathy consultations. She is a graduate of the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine (1997). Dr. Hoang received her pediatrics training at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital (2000). Shortly thereafter she returned to the study of Traditional Osteopathy as it was intended by the founder of the profession, using a hands-on approach to diagnosing and treating the body. She is the author of Osteopathy for Children.