If you're one of the thousands of parents who feel frustrated and overwhelmed by the different kinds of medical advice you're getting from doctors, homeopaths, and others, then you will find comfort-and answers-in this comprehensive guide to integrative medicine for children. Fully updated and revised to reflect the numerous recent advances in this field, this revised edition of Dr. Kemper's The Holistic Pediatrician incorporates the best of both mainstream and alternative medicine to aid parents in dealing with the most common health problems confronting today's youth. From ear infections to anxiety, fevers to fatigue, colds to pain, this invaluable guide provides factual advice to heal the whole child. Four new chapters reflect the changing needs of American families, and offers updated information on anxiety, autism, fatigue, and pain.
Based on scientific evidence and written in commonsense language, The Holistic Pediatrician is the first place any parent should turn for authoritative and empowering advice on all aspects of their children's health.
Kathi J. Kemper is a pediatrician who founded the American Academy of Pediatrics' Section on Integrative Medicine and authored its definitive book on integrative approaches to promote optimal mental health, Mental Health Naturally. She is known internationally as the founder of the field of integrative pediatrics, and is sought out by major media such as ABC News, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribute, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. Kemper is the editor-in-chief of the international journal, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, and is engaged in research to promote optimal health and well-being in health professionals as well as the children and families they serve.