Children 5-12 Archives - Page 2 of 11 - Naturopathic Pediatrics

The hidden dangers of toxic scented products. (And how to keep your kids safe!)

There are literally thousands of household products that contain fragrances.  Common household products that contain fragrances include laundry detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets, air fresheners, cleaning […]

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamins and Minerals? A Guide to Testing for Nutritional Deficiencies (Part 2 – B Vitamins!)

Could your child have a B vitamin deficiency? This article is the second in a series all about nutritional deficiencies. In these articles I will discuss […]

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4 sneaky sources of hidden toxic lead in your home

Lead can negatively effect people of all ages, but young children are the most susceptible to the effects of lead due to the vulnerability of their […]

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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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