Children 5-12 Archives - Naturopathic Pediatrics

Poison Ivy in Kids: Natural Prevention and Treatment

Exposure to poison ivy, oak, and sumac causes an estimated 10 – 50 million cases of contact dermatitis per year. This itchy, blistering, hot rash can […]

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Camping with kids: what to put in your first aid kit!

For my kids, there’s nothing better in the world than camping with their buddies.  I’ve always brought a first aid kit with me on hikes and […]

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Should we really take those tonsils out?! (A naturopathic consideration of tonsillectomy.)

Is your child snoring? Perhaps waking unrefreshed? Maybe even gasping for air in the night? Any of these problems may be met with a prescription for […]

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3 Herbs for Kids with Anxiety (and their parents)

3 Herbs for Kids with Anxiety (and their parents) Our modern life is so stressful, isn’t it? It’s no wonder that our sweet and sensitive kids […]

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamins and Minerals? A Guide to Testing for Nutritional Deficiencies (Part 1 – Vitamin D!)

  Editors note:  A big thanks to Dr. Cori Burke for tackling the incredibly broad topic of nutritional deficiencies in children.  This is a huge topic, […]

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Do food sensitivities affect your child’s asthma?  (The case of 11 year old Sean*) 

Mary and Jeff grew concerned when their 11-year old son, Sean,* was waking up multiple nights a week gasping for air necessitating albuterol treatments. This was […]

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