The following references and links are imperative information as they relate to the services that I offer my patients.
If this is a medical emergency, please call 911.
CDC Contraindications for Vaccines:
Below is an important reference link to the Centers for Disease Control, listing every recommended vaccine with their associated contraindications and cautions. Please read this CAREFULLY before each vaccination.
protect you & your children from dangerous drugs and devices:
Drugwatch - A resource for parents and children who are on medications or medical devices. Drugwatch keeps an eye on pharmaceutical companies to ensure your prescriptions are free of harm. Comprehensive guides on children's health and defective medical drugs and devices are listed for those seeking answers.
Fluoroquinolones – Cipro, Levaquin & Avelox are the most used type of antibiotics in the United States. Over 26 million people received prescriptions each year. But recent studies link these drugs to aortic dissection and aneurysm. Both conditions weaken the walls of the aorta, the largest blood vessel in the body, and may lead to a rupture or leak which can be life-threatening. Click here for more information.
Helpful Resources for Parents:
You and Your Child's Health - A website created by Dr. Susan Johnson, M.D. offering easy-to-read articles for parents about education, health, nutrition and parenting.
www.sophiami-chaelremedies.com - A website created by Dr. Kelly Sutton, M.D., offering a wide range of resources for holistic support and care of a child.
Danish Woolen Delight - A website offering organic woolen underlayers and hats for baby and child.
A Guide to Child's Health: A Holistic Approach to Raising Healthy Children - Dr. Michaela Glockler
This has practical approaches to health and disease as well as broader discussions on development.
Awakening to Child Health I: Holistic Child and Adolescent Development - Raoul Goldberg, M.D.
(This offers a "broad-based, in-depth look at the healthy child as an essential point of departure for those who wish to offer children the best care and protection.")
You are Your Child's First Teacher - Rahima Baldwin Dancy
The Developing Child: The First Seven Years - Published by the WECAN
Steiner Education in Theory and Practice - Gilbert Childs