You can listen to the archives as well. This show covers a broad spectrum of issues to support our children as parents. Knowledge is power! This is reprinted with permission by Randall N.
I encourage folks to join www.hpakids.org
newsletter for free. You get great holistic tips on caring for your child via diet, etc.
This week's show
Wednesday October 19 at 2:00 PM PT (5:00 ET)
The show will broadcast at the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel http://www.health.voiceamerica.com
The toll-free call-in number for questions is 866 369-8742Vaccinations for Infants & Children-Part 2
This show will focus on a discussion of the specific diseases, their vaccines, and a holistic perspective on disease prevention. The HPA is committed to working with parents to provide the information they need to make a truly educated decision about vaccination.
Archives of all shows are also available to download at the HPA website www.hpakids.org
The shows are hosted by Randall Neustaedter OMD and Lawrence Palevsky MD.
Dr. Neustaedter is the author of Child Health Guide: Holistic Pediatrics for Parents and Education Director of the Holistic Pediatric Association (HPA).
Dr. Palevsky is a pediatrician, and president of the Holistic Pediatric Association (HPA) and the American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA).
Each show will have one or both doctors interviewing experts, authors and medical providers in the field of holistic pediatrics. This lively talk show offers practical advice to parents who are struggling with the conservative position of conventional pediatrics, seeking alternatives that fit their natural and holistic lifestyles, and looking for a supportive, health promoting, and nontoxic system of health care for their children. Each show will guide parents to the proper resources for further information and follow-through - books, websites, organizations, and practitioners.
Randall Neustaedter OMD, LAc, CCH
Dr. Neustaedter has practiced homeopathy and oriental medicine for over 25 years, specializing in child health care. An accomplished and well-recognized author, he has written The Vaccine Guide: Risks and Benefits for Children and Adults (North Atlantic Books, 2002), a book that helps consumers make informed choices about vaccination.
His new book, Child Health Guide: Holistic Pediatrics for Parents (North Atlantic Books, 2005), represents a state of the art guide to raising children with natural medical care. He can be reached through his extensive website at www.cure-guide.com
Lawrence Palevsky MD, FAAP, ABHM
Dr. Palevsky is a board certified pediatrician who uses a holistic approach in his practice of pediatric medicine. He integrates the use of western medicine and alternative therapies to prevent and treat children's illnesses, and offers options to families who are interested in a broader medical approach to their children's health and wellness. Dr. Palevsky values the role(s) illness may play in children's lives and supports the use of safe, non-suppressive treatments to assist them in their healing. He is a strong advocate for the education and empowerment of families. Dr. Palevsky strives to help parents access their knowledge and strengthen their confidences through their own experiences and intuition, thus supporting the idea parents are the primary care providers for their children.
Dr. Palevsky received his medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine in 1987. He completed a three year pediatric residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC and a one year fellowship at Bellevue Hospital-NYU School of Medicine in the pediatric outpatient department and emergency room. Dr. Palevsky's clinical practice includes experience in pediatric emergency and intensive care medicine, in-patient and out-patient pediatric medicine, neonatal intensive care medicine, newborn and delivery room medicine and conventional, holistic and integrative pediatric private practice. Further information at www.holisticchildhealth.com
The HPA: Your Association
The Holistic Pediatric Association (HPA) is a non-profit, educational organization that unites parents and holistic health professionals in the common goal of improving and transforming pediatric medicine into a safe, nurturing, and sensible holistic health care system for children. We empower parents to trust their natural wisdom and make informed choices on behalf of their children. We provide child health professionals with online education and support, networking and exposure opportunities for new patients, and comprehensive training in holistic medical models for children.
Through our seminars, conferences, and online education, the HPA teaches pediatricians and other health care professionals alternative approaches and holistic treatments for children's unique health issues. We teach a practical approach to pediatric care that focuses on the principles of health, wellness, and the safe resolution of illness. The HPA promotes an understanding of physical, nutritional, environmental, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being as essential ingredients in creating healthy children. This approach is dedicated to integrating treatments that utilize natural methods to stimulate healing, recover balance, and support the body's own resilience.
The HPA welcomes all health care providers, health care providers-in-training, and students as professional members. We welcome parents and the public to visit our extensive article library, parenting forums, health professional directory, and other online resources.
The HPA website at www.hpakids.org
contains a library of holistic parenting and pediatric articles, a free subscription to the HPA Newsletter, parenting forums, and online registration for all seminars and conferences.
Holistic Pediatric Association
1275 Fourth Street, #118
Santa Rosa, CA 95404