Children's Health

Naturopathic Medicine for Children

Your child's health is of the greatest importance to us. Our clinic provides you with collaborative comprehensive naturopathic 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 and physical exams
  • breastfeeding support and counselling
  • assessment of childhood sleep concerns
  • food introduction counselling
  • monitoring of developmental milestones
  • evaluation of environmental allergies and food intolerance's
  • immune support
  • 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 Naturopathic Physicians offer care for many common childhood ailments including:

  • Food in tolerances
  • Colic and reflux
  • Constipation and diarrhea
  • Diaper rashes & yeast infections
  • Eczema, teenage acne and skin disorders
  • Growing pains
  • Teething
  • Ear infections
  • Colds and flus
  • Pediatric anxiety and depression
  • Behavioral challenges
  • Immune support
  • Sleep challenges
  • Puberty education & adolescent birth control counselling

 

Vaccination Resources:


 

Well Child Dispensary

We also offer the following natural products for your children:

  • natural and organic shampoo and conditioners
  • gum drop soothers
  • natural sunscreens
  • infant and toddler vitamins
  • baby massage oil, body lotions
  • toddler toothpaste
  • nursing support teas and supplements

Children's Health Resources

Canadian Pediatric Association
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