A Waldorf Guide to Children’s Health, Fifth Edition

USD $19.95

This acclaimed guide to children’s physical, psychological, and spiritual development is now available in a fifth revised edition with a new, budget-friendly price! Combining up-to-date medical advice with issues of development and education, this is a definitive guide for parents.

If you’ve ever wanted a deeper understanding of your child’s illnesses, or to take a more holistic approach to your child’s health, this is the book for you. As well as comprehensively covering medical issues, it’s also about parenting techniques, education, spirituality and play. A truly integrated approach to all aspects of raising healthy children in the broadest sense. This comprehensive guide draws on anthroposophic medicine, combining conventional treatments with complementary therapies. It includes:

Author: Dr. Michaela Glöckler, Dr. Wolfgang Goebel and Dr. Karin Michael

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  1. Easy-to-access guidance on first aid and medical emergencies
  2. How to recognise the symptoms of many childhood illnesses such as chickenpox, glandular fever and ear infections
  3. Suggestions on caring for babies and toddlers, including detailed information on vaccination
  4. How to relieve the effects of common conditions such as pain, fever, vomiting, allergies and asthma
  5. Advice on coping with serious disorders, including diabetes, chronic illnesses and hospital stays

Including current medical advice alongside tried-and-tested tips, this book empowers parents to look beyond the surface symptoms and better understand their child as a whole, in body, soul and spirit.

It includes medical and health practices in North America, Southern Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as the UK and Europe.

The fourth edition includes updates on treatments for tonsillitis, croup, sunstroke, and head lice, as well as possible complications arising from measles and ultrasound scans. The section on vaccinations includes the latest recommendations and has updates on measles, meningococcal and HPV. There is also a new section on electromagnetic pollution, including mobile (cell) phones and UHF and SHF radio frequencies, and their effects on respiration, the immune system, and fertility.

248 pages, 6 1/4″ x 9 1/4″, 2019.

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Weight 2.07 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 10 × 0.5 in