Archive for the ‘Baby Health’ Category
31
Aug
Safe, Natural Treatments and Prevention for Your Child’s Eczema
eczema-toddler

If your child experiences eczema or a related skin disorder, it may be surprising to learn that these types of disorders are generally caused by a lack of enough friendly bacteria in the body, produced in the digestive tract and used by the immune system to maintain health. From her research, Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, author [Read more...]

23
May
Dairy Digestibility Chart

Dairy Digestibility Chart Dairy Digestability v3  PDF If your infant or child is lactose intolerant or has a hard time with dairy such as cow milk (eczema, constipation, reflux, gas, skin rashes, ear infections, etc), here is a chart to help you understand which dairy foods are easiest to digest vs most difficult so you can [Read more...]

14
Apr
Bone Broth: The Magical Ingredient for Your Infant’s Gastrointestinal concerns and Food Allergies
from redandhoney.com

Fresh homemade bone broth (aka. stock) is a magical food that you must keep in stock at all times in your freezer. I make a BIG batch of it every 2-3 weeks and freeze it to use through the weeks. Bone broth contains important minerals in a form that is easy for the body to [Read more...]

14
Apr
Health benefits of eggs from pasture-raised hens
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When buying eggs to feed your infants and young children, it is critical to consider the health benefits and advantages of “pasture-raised eggs” (the GOLD standard) over “free-roaming” or “organic” eggs – and certainly over conventional (aka battery hens) grocery store eggs. Yes, it is ABSOLUTELY worth it for you to find a source of [Read more...]

14
Dec
My breastfed baby has bad gas and skin rashes. Is it the dairy and gluten I’m eating?
Cultured Drinkable Yogurt from A-2 Cows

 Q: My baby has had many issues such as rashes and gas, bad gas. We figured out the rashes were a gluten sensitivity in my breast milk since I gave up gluten and the rashes went away. I am currently doing no dairy to see if that solves the gas problem (which the gas has [Read more...]

6
Oct
GAPS Diet from the Book “Gut and Psychology Syndrome” by Dr. Campbell-McBride MD
Book "Gut and Psychology Syndrome"

The GAPS diet is a comprehensive gastrointestinal healing protocol developed by Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, a neurologist and nutritionist who specializes in healing of issues like autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, dyspraxia, dyslexia and schizophrenia by treating the root cause of many of these disorders: compromised gut health. Dr Natasha Campbell–McBride works with hundreds of children and [Read more...]

31
Aug
Natural Solutions for Eczema in Infants and Kids
eczema-infant

Eczema in Babies who are Breastfeeding: Mom should get off dairy, gluten, soy, and eggs (which are typically fed soy). If that does not help after 3-4 weeks, try the GAPS diet to clean up mom’s gut. Add Infant Omega-3s and probiotics for both mom and baby. Eczema in Infants who are Formula Fed The [Read more...]

20
Jun
Infant Constipation: 5 Safe, Natural Ways to Get Their Bowels Moving
baby constipation

Does your infant experience frequent constipation or have trouble passing stools? A healthy baby should have 2-4 stools daily. If your child is not having regular bowel activity, the immune system becomes weakened and it leaves the body vulnerable to developing illness and disease. This is particularly concerning for the growing and developing body of [Read more...]

19
Jun
Natural Remedies for Constipation and Eczema in Infants and Young Kids
constipated-toddler

Constipation Age 0-6 months: If breastfed, mother should drink pear/apple/or prune juice as it passes through breast milk. Also, mom could try removing commonly constipating foods (which pass through breastmilk) like dairy, wheat gluten, and soy. Mom and baby should take probiotics and make sure her gut is healthy. Leaky gut in mom could result [Read more...]

19
Jun
Natural Sunblock/Sunscreens for kids

Solar Block Sun Block by Sanitas This is a safe and non-toxic sun block made with zinc oxide and vitamin C. Experts don’t recommend using sunscreen on babies until they are over 6 months due to the horrible chemicals in there which go right into their blood (anything on the skin absorbs into the blood [Read more...]