Children's Health

Naturopathic Pediatric Medicine

Your child's health is of the greatest importance to us. Our clinic provides you with both comprehensive mainstream & natural health care starting from newborn all the way to teen, supporting each unique stage of a child's development. We strive help you keep your family healthy.

You child will be provided with:

  • routine health assessments
  • breastfeeding support and counselling
  • treatment of childhood sleep concerns
  • naturopathic food introduction schedule
  • prevention and treatment of any arising health concerns using both prescription medication and natural therapies
  • vaccination counselling
  • monitoring of developmental milestones
  • prevention and treatment of environmental and food allergies
  • immune boosting schedule
  • our program involves a monthly visit schedule for the first 6 months of age followed by visits during your child's 9-10th, 12th, 18th and 24th month to monitor development, food introduction and immune health. Visits will then be scheduled yearly.

Our Pediatric Naturopathic Physicians offer care for many common childhood ailments including:

  • Food allergies
  • Colic and reflux
  • Constipation and diarrhea
  • Diaper rashes & yeast infections
  • Eczema, teenage acne and skin disorders
  • Growing pains
  • Teething
  • Ear infections
  • Colds, flus and fevers
  • Vaccination counselling
  • Pediatric anxiety and depression
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Natural immune support
  • Sleep challenges
  • Puberty education & adolescent birth control counselling

Vaccination Counselling

Many parents today have questions regarding many common childhood vaccines. Our Doctors offer vaccination counselling and believe in parent/patient choice and informed consent. Our Doctors will help guide you to reliable vaccine resources, discuss with you the risks of individual diseases, review the ingredients of each vaccine, educate you on known reported vaccine related side effects, review the current recommended B.C immunization schedule and offer a treatment plan to support your child's health pre and post immunization. To book a visit with one of our Naturopathic Doctors, please contact reception today.

Vaccination Resources:


 

Well Child Dispensary

We also offer the following natural products for your children:

  • hypoallergenic formula Neocate
  • natural organic baby and child mattresses
  • natural and organic shampoo and conditioners
  • gum drop soothers
  • dental care products
  • natural sunscreens
  • infant and toddler vitamins
  • baby massage oil, body lotions
  • toddler toothpaste
  • natural home cleaning products
  • nursing support teas and supplements
  • organic cotton baby mattresses
  • organic blankets and bedding

Children's Health Resources

Canadian Pediatric Association
Health Child Healthy Planet
Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians
WHO: Persistent Organic Pollutants: Impact on Children's Health
Ministry of Child and Youth Mental Health: (250) 387-9749
Safe Kids: Child Abuse Prevention
Ledger House Victoria
Queen Alexandra Centre: Behavioral Assessments
Canada's Baby Care Book by the Canadian Pediatric Association