This acclaimed guide to children's physical, psychological and spiritual development is now available in a fourth revised edition. Combining up-to-date medical advice with issues of development and education, this is a definitive guide for parents.
This is the book for anyone who has ever wanted a deeper understanding of their children's illnesses, or sought a more holistic approach to children's health. As well as comprehensively covering medical issues, it also discusses parenting techniques, education, spirituality and play -- a truly integrated approach to all aspects of raising healthy children in the broadest sense.
The authors have over 20 years' experience treating children at Herdecke Hospital, Germany, which is run using anthroposophical principles.
The fourth edition includes updates on treatments for tonsillitis, croup, sunstroke and headlice. The section on vaccinations includes the latest recommendations including measles, meningococcal and HPV. There is also a new section on electromagnetic pollution, including mobile (cell) phones.
Publisher: Floris Books
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 836 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 41 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
'Even if you do not know about or follow anthroposophical guidelines, this book can help you understand how children's illnesses work, how to safely care for the child at home, and how to promote true health in the child.'
-- Parent review, Amazon.com
'Full of the kind of wise tips that used to get passed down from mother to daughter but are sadly missing in this day and age. An invaluable reference source which I found very comforting when my daughter was ill with a very high temperature recently. Highly recommended.'
-- Juno magazine
'This is a must for every bookshelf, whether at home or at school.'
'This is an invaluable book ... very practical with many examples of conflict and crisis presented along with possible solutions. I recommend this book as an essential addition to your library.'
-- Education Otherwise
'A vital book for all parents who seek a deeper understanding of their child's health. 'The Green Parent Favourite' award.'
-- The Green Parent
'A book to be recommended to parents who seek for a deeper understanding about their children's illnesses.'
-- British Homeopathic Journal
'An excellent picture of the development stages, children's problems and illnesses, and is a good reference. This book should be on the shelf of every parent and general practitioner.'
-- Anthroposophy Today