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

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Celestial Arts, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 448 pages
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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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Wonderful Book for Keeping Kids Healthy

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This is my handbook for keeping my kids out of the doctors office. I consult it regularly and have made quite a few of the herbal concoctions from teas to lozenges to syrups. The information contained ... Read full review

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I love this book. I am currently reading it from cover to cover and find Aviva's writing style easy to read as well as engaging. The book is loaded with information and I already reference it regularly for myself and my 3 month old son. I also recommend it to other parents regularly. I read a lot of health books and this one is one of my favorite so far. Applicable information and easy to read!  

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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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