Natural Healthcare for Your Family
Questions People AskShould you vaccinate your baby? Do bad reactions occur very often or are they rare? Whether or not to vaccinate your baby can be a hard decision to make, but since this can be a matter of life and death, it's an important subject to study. Reactions such as seizures and even death do occur. Many people feel that vaccines are a trigger for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Some parents find that their children get sick less after stopping vaccinations. For more information on vaccinations, please check out my Be Informed About Vaccinations page.
Should your child take fluoride supplements? Does this toxic waste really promote healthy teeth? Research these questions and others at "Fluoride Issues" and come to your own conclusions about the safety, dangers, and perceived beneficialness of fluoride. Fluoride Issues
Could chemicals in your environment be making you and your family sick? Visit Gorden and Jackie's Home Page and learn about Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, the health risks of perfume, guidelines for non-toxic living, and more.
Is Aspertame a healthy alternative to sugar? Here's a great place to start your research--Aspertame (NutraSweet) Toxicity Info Center--one of the many resources available on the Holistic Healing Web Page.
Other Great Resources on The NetShirley's Wellness Cafe Holistic Health Care for People and Animals. Be sure to check out Pediatric Holistic Health and other Kid's Issues. Many topics are covered such as homeopathy for children and infants; immunization alert! vaccines: are they really safe and effective?; circumcision; success with attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity (avoiding ritalin); children with special needs; and much more. Please take time to read the story of Shirley's son Sterling.
Mothers Against Circumcision (MAC) Excellent articles written by Mary G. Ray (founder of MAC) help answer many common questions people have about circumcision such as "Will it hurt my baby?" "What about anesthesia?" "Does an intact penis require special care?" "What if the baby's father is circumcised?" This site also includes references and a large list of links so you can do further research on your own. Be sure to read the article "Where is My Foreskin? The Case Against Circumcision" reprinted from Mothering Magazine.
Healthy Child Reliable, practical information & help for parents. This site has good articles.
Holistic Healing Web Page Learn all about holistic healing and alternative medicine.
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