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Naturally Healthy Babies and Children: A Commonsense Guide to Herbal Remedies, Nutrition, and Health Paperback – August 6, 2003
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From the Back Cover
From anemia to whooping cough, this AZ handbook addresses the
common health issues of children, from newborn to preadolescent. Aviva Romm's whole-child approach integrates herbal remedies, nutrition, hygiene,
and alternative health techniques with supportive, informed parenting.
Praise for Naturally Healthy Babies and Children
"Filled with comprehensive information for the healthy whole child."
ó Lesley Tierra, L. Ac., Dip. Ac., author of Herbs of Life
"Like having a wise woman neighbor to call in times of need."
ó Peggy OíMara, Mothering magazine
"An excellent resource for those who are
interested in learning more about natural healing."
ó Dr. Vance Dietz, M.D., M.P.H., T.M.
"Another strand of our Wise Woman wisdom is spun
and woven in this delightful book by Aviva Romm."
ó Susun Weed, author of Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Years
"I would wish this book for all new families, community libraries,
and waiting rooms."
ó Jeannine Parvati Baker, author of Prenatal Yoga and Hygieia; co-author of Conscious Conception; and founder of Hygieia College of Womancraft and Lay Midwifery
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
More About the Author
A midwife and herbalist for 25 years, and now a Yale trained MD, Board Certified in Family Medicine with Obstetrics, she is one of the nation's leaders in the field of botanical medicine and the author of 7 books on natural medicine for women and children. Her focus is on women's and children's health, with an emphasis on the impact of stress on health, energy, food cravings, weight, chronic disease, and hormone imbalance.
An internationally respected authority on botanical and functional medicine for women and children, with 30 years of clinical experience, she is the author of 7 books on natural medicine, including Botanical Medicine for Women's Health, winner of the American Botanical Council's James Duke Award.
A graduate of Yale School of Medicine where she received the Internal Medicine Award for "outstanding academic achievement and community service," Aviva completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Yale where she was instrumental in creating the school's first integrative medicine curriculum. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Romm is an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Yale Integrative Medicine Program, is Medical Director of the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia and Therapeutic Compendium, and sits on the expert panel of the American Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety Handbook. She also serves on the numerous boards and advisory committees.
Dr, Romm is a leader in the revolution to transform the current medical system into one that respects the intrinsic healing capacities of the body and nature - while helping women take their health into their own hands. Her goal is to foster greater access to a health-based, trans-disciplinary health care model. Her primary commitment is to practicing and teaching clinical medicine, promoting an ecological basis for health, and continuing to care for mothers, children, and families. Her areas of research include botanical medicine with a focus on the needs of women and children, improving maternity care models, mind-body medicine, and the impact of environment on health. She is a gardener, artist, and visionary physician, as well as the mother of 4 grown children and grandmother of two - all 6 born at home.
Top Customer Reviews
When my friends ask me what book I recommend for wholistic health, herbalism or naturally healthy children THIS book is at the top of my list.
You can learn all about herbal remedies, how to make them yourself, and how they work. The author describes different herbs, their properties and uses.
Whether you are a new mom, or an experienced one, this book has valuable and practical information to aid you in keeping your little ones and whole family naturally healthy. I consider this book a 'must-have.'
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I purchased this book for a friend and had a chance to browse through it before passing it along. I am totally all for natural healing and this book seems to have ample amounts of... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Jess
I have owed all of the editions to this book and highly recommend it.Published 22 days ago by A. Brown
I am learning so much new information and able to use the concepts immediately with my family.Published 4 months ago by Natalie Ward
I have got many helpful hints and treatments out of this book and I have only had it 2 weeks. I like how it teaches you to help your child build a good immune system too besides... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Pen Name
wish there was a little more info about baby care (one small chapter on newborn care) vs just children, but i'm sure this book will come in handy for when my little guy is a couple... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jessica K.
I had her book for pregnancy and it was my bible. Now that my little one is earth side this is my new bible. It has already helped with teething!Published 9 months ago by Faith Stevens
I am so impressed with this book. I have studied herbal medicine and nutrition, however I needed a resfresher on baby care. This book is easy to read. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lacye Winkelpleck
Great book. I use it myself and have purchased it several times for friends starting families.Published 10 months ago by Wayne Larsen