The early years of a child's life are very important for later health and development. One of the main reasons is how fast the brain grows starting before birth and continuing into early childhood. Although the brain continues to develop and change, the initial years can build a foundation for future health, learning and life success.
Because children's brains are still growing, they are especially vulnerable to traumatic head injuries, infections, or toxins
Early Brain and Child Development
Toxic Stress - Why Environment Matters
Healing the New Childhood Epidemics
ADD / ADHD
Asthma and Allergies
Depression / Mental Health
Nourishing Mind, Body & Microbiome / Nutrition
Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders
A4M's Pediatric Brain and Resilience Summit will tailor traditional and functional medicine techniques for young patients.
To reverse the dramatic rise in pediatric brain health conditions, clinical care needs to evolve.
This course is designed for
Dr. Elisa Song, MD is a holistic pediatrician, pediatric functional medicine expert, and mama. In her integrative pediatric practice, Whole Family Wellness (www.wholefamilywellness.org), she’s helped 1000s of kids get to the root causes of their health concerns and helped their parents understand how to help their children thrive – body, mind, and spirit – by integrating conventional pediatrics with functional medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and essential oils. These health concerns have ranged from frequent colds, ear infections, asthma, and eczema; to autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and autoimmune illnesses.