Dr. Randall Neustaedter has practiced holistic medicine for more than thirty years in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in child health care. He is a licensed acupuncturist and Doctor of Oriental Medicine, as well as president of the Holistic Pediatric Association ( www.hpakids.com), author of the The Vaccine Guide, and the father of five children. Visit his website, www.cure-guide.com, to register for a free newsletter with pediatric updates.
"This book is long overdue. Parents are overwhelmed by choices in
caring for the health of their children. Thorough and practical,
this guide is invaluable for deciding on the best care, from
various healing traditions to conventional scientific
-Robert Schiller, M.D., Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
"This book offers a fresh voice for parents and professionals in
search of a wide-angle view of child health. Randy Neustaedter has
given us a wealth of information collected from his extensive
experience caring for children. Child Health Guide will be
an invaluable addition to the field of Pediatrics for anyone who
wishes to expand their knowledge beyond the confines of our
conventional health care system."
- Stephen S. Cowan, M.D., FAAP, Pediatrician "Child Health Guide provides parents and healthcare practitioners with valuable information to keep children healthy. This book teaches us to strengthen and maintain vitality in infants and children using natural interventions. Randy Neustaedter offers a strong voice to support another way of thinking about how we raise our children."
- Lawrence B. Palevsky, M.D., FAAP, Pediatrician "Congratulations to Dr. Neustaedter on another great book! With sections on nutrition, sleep, behavior, common health problems, and more, Child Health Guide will prove an indispensable reference for parents wanting to raise their children in a more healthful, natural, and thoughtful way. While thoroughly researched and referenced, the concise presentation makes the information easy for busy parents to absorb and use right away. Dr. Neustaedter's dedication to the betterment of our children's health can be found on every page."
- Janet Lavatin, M.D., Pediatrician "Child Health Guide is a comprehensive and easily accessible tool that provides new and experienced parents with a solid foundation of practical and evidence-based information that will confidently guide them through integrating traditional and alternative healthcare methods of treatments. This is a must-read for parents who want to make informed and safe healthcare choices."
- Lisa Reagan, President, Families for Natural Living "Parents who want to raise a child with truly optimal health now have a valuable resource in Child Health Guide. This empowering book covers all aspects of holistic parenting to help parents make informed decisions. It is a great gift to parents and a refreshing contribution to a pediatric healthcare system in need of transformation."
- Jane Sheppard, Executive Director, Holistic Pediatric Association