COVID-19 has challenged us like never before. The past year has been full of uncertainties and we continue to face decisions around vaccines, a changing social landscape, and how to protect our families and maintain our quality of life.
The best we can do is stay informed on the constantly evolving research and take into account our family’s unique needs. Parents of young children have the added responsibility of making decisions for them, with limited data. No one can tell you what the right choice is when it comes to getting your child vaccinated.
In this episode, Dr. Elisa Song and I have a grounded conversation about what we know and what we still need to find out. We hash out what can be a pretty overwhelming topic into digestible information to help you feel empowered.
Dr. Song is an integrative pediatrician, pediatric Functional Medicine expert, and mama. In her integrative pediatric practice, Whole Family Wellness, she’s helped 1,000s of kids get to the root causes of their health concerns and helped their parents understand how to help their children thrive in body, mind, and spirit by integrating conventional pediatrics with Functional Medicine, homeopathy, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and essential oils.
Dr. Song created Healthy Kids Happy Kids, an online holistic pediatric resource to help practitioners and parents bridge the gap between conventional and integrative pediatrics with an evidence-based, pediatrician-backed approach.
Also mentioned in this episode:
- Should Kids Get a COVID-19 Vaccine? – https://healthykidshappykids.com/2021/06/14/should-kids-get-a-covid-19-vaccine/
- Kawasaki Disease, ACE-2 & COVID-19: What a Pediatrician Wants You to Know – https://healthykidshappykids.com/2020/04/29/kawasaki-ace2-covid-19/
- Necessity of COVID-19 Vaccination in Previously Infected Individuals – https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.06.01.21258176v2
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