At Health for Life Naturopathic Medicine, we understand the demands and lifestyle necessary to care for children. We offer comprehensive pediatric care for children ranging from newborn through the teenage years. Raising a family the naturopathic way is a guiding principle which requires proper medical support. Our practitioners provide this support to all of our patients, and know the importance of healthy living for our youngest generations.
Some services offered to treat pediatric medical conditions by our physicians include, but are not limited to:
- Allergy Testing (Seasonal and Food )
- Breast-feeding Support
- Alternative Formulas to Replace Commercial Formulas for Those Unable to Breastfeed
- Immune Supportive Therapies
- Newborn Metabolic Screening
- Parenting Support
- Sport Physicals
- Well Child Care
- NEAT treatment
- Lyme disease
- Mold detoxification
- Constipation and/or Diarrhea
- Ear Infections
- Failure to Thrive
Baby Well Checks
Our Physicians provides wellness exams for infants from the moment they are born and throughout their infancy. Whether born in the hospital, birthing center or at home, we will provide a head to toe examination employing conventional and alternative methodologies to ensure your baby is starting off their first year healthy and happy. We provides a variety services for infants including newborn metabolic screenings, oral vitamin K, and breastfeeding support. Our practitioners sees the importance of making informed decisions and will also offer consult for parents seeking guidance around immunizations. As an active member of the local natural birthing community, Dr. Tellier and Dr. DiCampli can provide parents with the resources and information they need to make educated and confident medical decisions for their children.
Our practitioners sees children of all ages for a variety of reasons. Whether it is an annual physical exam or day to day childhood concerns, we provide the necessary medical oversight needed for a child as they develop. Physical exams are available for school and sport participation. We provide naturopathic perspective for many common childhood issues including chronic diarrhea and constipation, ADD/ADHD, chronic ear infections, cold and flu's, developmental delay, strep throat, sleep disorders, colic, mood disorders, food allergies and sensitivities. Dr. Tellier will help you create a healthy eating plan and nutritional supplementation plan that is appropriate for each child based off of their individual needs.
Pediatric General Exam
Dr. Tellier is examining one of her pediatric patients, one of the many little boys in her practice that thinks it is silly when she listens to their stomach.
Infant Ear Exam
This baby is being examined at her 1 week visit after being born at home. Dr. Tellier has her son David at 4 weeks old, in his sling while she checks the ears of the little girl.