Vaccinations : A Thoughtful Parent's Guide (Paperback)

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Written by the author of "Naturally Healthy Babies and Children", this balanced, comprehensive guide to routine childhood vaccinations offers parents the information they need to make the right choices for their child.

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Publisher Inner Traditions
Mfg Part# 9780892819317
SKU 30712754
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0892819316
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 6L x 0.75T
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Annotation A midwife and herbalist explores the pros and cons of child vaccination, including a discussion about its history and risks, the nature of the immune system, and natural approaches to health and immunity
First Line Perhaps there is no topic of greater controversy in medicine today than that of childhood vaccinations.
Editors Note A balanced, comprehensive guide to routine childhood vaccinations that offers parents the information they need to make the right choices for their child.|* Fairly examines the pros and cons of this highly charged issue.|* By the well-known author of The Natural Pregnancy Book and Naturally Healthy Babies and Children and coauthor of ADHD Alternatives.|Deciding whether or when to vaccinate a child is one of the most important--and most difficult--health-care decisions a parent will ever make. The recent increase in the number of vaccinations recommended and the concurrent controversies about whether vaccinations are safe or even effective have left many parents confused and concerned.|Midwife, herbalist, and mother of four, Aviva Jill Romm sifts through the spate of current research on vaccine safety and efficacy and offers a sensible, balanced discussion of the pros and cons of each routine childhood vaccination. She presents the full spectrum of options available to parents: full vaccination on a standardized or individualized schedule, selective vaccination, or no vaccinations at all. Negotiating daycare and school requirements, dealing with other parents, and traveling with an unvaccinated child are covered in detail. The book also suggests ways to strengthen children's immune systems and maintain optimal health and offers herbal and homeopathic remedies for childhood ailments. Emphasizing that no single approach is appropriate for every child, the author guides parents as they make the choices that are right for their child.
Editors Note 3 Â?¢ A balanced, comprehensive guide to routine childhood vaccinations that offers parents the information they need to make the right choices for their child.Â?¢ Fairly examines the pros and cons of this highly charged issue. Deciding whether or when to vaccinate a child is one of the most important--and most difficult--health-care decisions a parent will ever make. The recent increase in the number of vaccinations recommended and the concurrent controversies about whether vaccinations are safe or even effective have left many parents confused and concerned. Midwife, herbalist, and mother of four, Aviva Jill Romm sifts through the spate of current research on vaccine safety and efficacy and offers a sensible, balanced discussion of the pros and cons of each routine childhood vaccination. She presents the full spectrum of options available to parents: full vaccination on a standardized or individualized schedule, selective vaccination, or no vaccinations at all. Negotiating daycare and school requirements, dealing with other parents, and traveling with an unvaccinated child are covered in detail. The book also suggests ways to strengthen children's immune systems and maintain optimal health and offers herbal and homeopathic remedies for childhood ailments. Emphasizing that no single approach is appropriate for every child, the author guides parents as they make the choices that are right for their child.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0304
Publisher Healing Arts Press

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