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  • Falls: Leading Cause of Childhood Injury

    The American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Injury and Poison Prevention has issued a research-based policy statement highlighting falls as the number one cause of childhood injuries. Because all of these injuries are preventable, the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/falls-leading-cause-of-childhood-injury.html

  • Injuries Associated with Infant Walkers

    In 1999, an estimated 8800 children younger than 15 months were treated in hospital emergency departments in the United States for injuries associated with infant walkers. Thirty-four infant walker-related...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/injuries-associated-with-infant-walkers.html

  • Global Grandmothering

    Grandmothers are coming together, using their healing powers to create a better future for the world. They are succeeding. The sun falls behind a mountainous range and the desert heat begins to cool. Families gather around an early evening fire...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/global-grandmothering.html

  • Letter From the Editor, Issue #08

    There is a growing awareness that all health care falls into two paradigms or perspectives: vitalism and mechanism. Vitalism is based on the premise that an organized intelligence is present in matter. This energetic force is responsible for the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/letter-from-the-editor-08.html

  • Identifying Causes for Spinal Stress in Children

    Physical trauma to the spine and the result of back pain caused by heavy backpacks has been receiving national attention. Parents are becoming aware of spinal stress in their children. In addition to the backpack dilemma, there are numerous...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/identifying-causes-for-spinal-stress-in-children.html

  • Kids Out of Balance

    Today’s parents are special. We have to be—we are raising children in a very different world. As my mother likes to remind me, “Things aren’t the way they used to be.” She’s right. Look around: They aren’t. Food is injected and sprayed (funnily, so...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/kids-out-of-balance.html

  • Mounting Research on Backpack Use

    For many students, "hitting the books" leads to academic achievement. Students who carry those books in overloaded backpacks may be unknowingly participating in the beginning of a health epidemic. Scientific research reveals an alarming danger...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Research/mounting-research-on-backpack-use.html

  • Chiropractic Care For My Daughters

    A mom’s testimonial to the I.C.P.A. website and chiropractic. Just wanted to let you know that your website helped me to learn a bit more about pediatric chiropractors and that a lot of kids do need it. I had my doubts about it, although I’ve...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/chiropractic-care-for-my-daughters.html

  • What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

    Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder resulting from the brain’s inability to integrate everyday sensory information received from the five senses: touch, vision, sound, smell, and taste. In addition to the commonly...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/what-is-sensory-processing-disorder.html

  • Early Bedtime Means Better Baby Sleep

    In their efforts to encourage their baby to sleep better, one approach that many parents use is to put their baby to bed later in the evening. They think, “If he’s “really tired” he’ll sleep better, right?” Wrong! This often backfires because Baby...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/early-bedtime-means-better-baby-sleep.html

  • The Best and Worst Foods

    People make fun of the ebb and flow of food advice. First a food is great for you, like whole wheat, then it falls out of favor with high protein diets. First hydrogenated fats are good, in the 1930s, then bad in the 80s, then fine again in the Atkins...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/the-best-and-worst-foods.html

  • Newborn Care

    Care of the NewbornEye Care Your birth attendant will most likely advise you that antibiotic eye ointment, usually erythromycin, is to be applied to the newborn's eyes as a precaution against any bacteria which may have been transmitted from the...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/newborn-care.html

  • Constitutional Prescribing for Children

    In this issue I would like to share some of my experience working with children and focus on a few areas that I have found are central in children's cases. These all involve constitutional prescribing and applies to the child who has been brought for...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/constitutional-prescribing-for-children.html

  • Ear Infections - Alternative Solutions

    Symptoms of Ear InfectionOne of the most common problems pediatricians see is ear infection. Almost half of all children will have at least one middle ear infection during their first year, and by age three, over two-thirds of all children will have...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/ear-infections-alternative-solutions.html

  • Baby Walkers: What's Best for the Infant?

    All you have to do is walk into a baby store or attend a baby shower and one item is sure to always be found: the baby walker. Approximately 50 percent of infants will use these man-made upright vehicles (1) . And when you ask any...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/baby-walkers-whats-best-for-the-infant.html

  • Debunking the Dairy Dogma

    Studies suggest that milk isn't the "health kick" it's advertised to be. "Got Milk?" The ad phrase turned pop-mantra does as much disservice to English grammar as it does to dietary science - an ill-worded, seemingly-unassailable, anecdotal...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/debunking-the-dairy-dogma.html

  • Chiropractic and Children

    What Can Chiropractic Do for Your Child?Why do millions of parents bring their children to Doctors of Chiropractic every year? Is it only for highly dramatic health conditions? Is it only for when my child is hurting? Not at all!! Chiropractic's...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/chiropractic-and-children.html

  • Backpack Safety for Back To School

    It has become a picture that parents are most proud of - their child heading to the school bus, awaiting the trip to their new classroom. They are well-prepared, with pencils, erasers and notebooks in tow. Indeed, backpacks can be useful for our...

    http://icpa4kids.org/Wellness-Articles/backpack-safety-for-back-to-school.html

  • Attention Problems: ADD

    Children, Attention and HomeopathyThe Issue of Attention How does a child pay attention, focus, and concentrate persistently on tasks? What constitutes the norms of attention? What are the cultural expectations projected on children? How do these...

    http://icpa4kids.org/HPA-Articles/attention-problems-add.html

  • Holistic Approach to Chronic Illness

    The Holistic Approach to Chronic Illness We all want our children to be vibrantly healthy and happy. Children will inevitably get sick at times, but some children are dealing with infections on a continual basis. Unfortunately, an increasing number...

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