A Waldorf Guide to Children's Health : Illnesses, Symptoms, Treatments and Therapies

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By Dr Michaela Glöckler, Dr Wolfgang Goebel, Dr Karin Michael

When a child is sick, parents need clear, reliable information to help them take action quickly. This fully comprehensive guide to child health and wellness, draws on anthroposophic medicine, combining conventional treatments with complementary therapies.

A Waldorf Guide to Child Health includes:

  • First aid guidance for help in emergencies
  • Treatments to relieve common complaints such as pain, fever, vomiting, allergies and asthma
  • Recommendations to deal with common illnesses such as chickenpox, glandular fever and ear infections
  • Advice on coping with serious disorders such as meningitis, diabetes, chronic illnesses and hospital stays

Including current medical advice alongside tried-and-tested tips, this book empowers parents to look beyond the surface symptoms and better understand their child as a whole, in body, soul and spirit. 

Based on the bestselling A Guide To Child Health, this essential reference guide has been fully revised and updated for today's parents.

About the Author

Dr Michaela Glöckler is a former head of the Medical Section at the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland and an anthroposophical pediatrician. She is the author of many books on child health and development.

Dr Wolfgang Goebel trained at the university pediatric clinic in Tübingen and at the Ita Wegman hospital in Arlesheim, Switzerland. He co-founded the pediatric department at the community hospital in Herdecke and was its leading physician until 1995. He has also facilitated conferences on immunisation and related topics.

Dr Karin Michael is an anthroposophical pediatrician and Head Pediatrician at Herdecke Community Hospital in Germany.


Publisher: Floris Books
Pages: 248
Size: 15.6x23.4cm
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781782505297
Publication date: 2018/11/22

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