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As a pediatric ND (Naturopathic physician), I have been asked by Mare to provide some advice to holistic mothers who are seeking out non-invasive solutions to their children’s health problems. I’ll start this week with Mare’s own question: Dr. Marcel, we’ve just come back from China, and my 1-year-old baby appears to be having a hard time with jet lag and getting back on our time zone. Any ideas for what we can do to help speed her transition? This is a tough one. Every child adjusts differently and it may take days to get back on schedule. Some parents … Continue reading
Wow, all that drool and still no teeth yet for my 8-month-old. But we’ve got irritability, wakefulness, and both thumbs inserted into her mouth at all times. Last night, my little Apple even tried to stick her thumb into her mouth while she was breastfeeding. I laughed and laughed as I watched her try a variety of angles. It was so cute. What with all the midnight waking, I’ve built up an arsenal of teething remedies that I can reach for in my sleep. I’ve listed them in order of least effort to most effort – hey, that’s important to … Continue reading
Okay, baby is soundly asleep now. Back to what I was saying about homeopathy: in order to figure out which remedy to use, you just match the symptoms in the repertory with the symptoms in the sick person. A repertory is like an encyclopedia containing all the symptoms and the remedies that solve them – you write each symptom down, and next to each symptom you write the remedies that are indicated. The remedy that shows up the most times is usually the remedy that will cure the symptoms. Here is a good online repertory, in case you want to … Continue reading