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
  • breastfeeding support and counselling
  • assessment of childhood sleep concerns
  • food introduction counselling
  • vaccination counselling (BC Immunization Schedule)
  • monitoring of developmental milestones
  • evaluation of environmental allergies and food intolerances
  • 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 sensitivities
  • 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 (BC Vaccine Schedule)
  • 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 regarding the BC Vaccine Schedule. Our Doctors will help guide you to find reliable vaccine resources, discuss with you the risks of individual diseases, review each vaccine and review the current recommended B.C immunization schedule. 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:

  • 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
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