AT MOSS STREET HEALTHCARE CENTRE   |   Victoria, BC

Well Child Program


Children’s Health

As parents, the health and well-being of our child is one of our greatest concerns. As our children grow, we strive to do everything we can to nurture their physical and emotional health in order for them to thrive in this world.

Well Child Program

Our Well Child Program takes a wellness-based approach to your child’s health care. Dr. Shannon & Dr. Alexis are naturopathic doctors with a special interest in children’s health. We take a preventative approach, and guide you in supporting the health needs of your children through whole foods nutrition, natural medicine, conscious lifestyle and environmental decisions.

Topics covered by our Well Child Program…
  • Natural medicine treatments for children’s health concerns
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Discussion regarding topics such as circumcision, vaccination, attachment, etc
  • Food introduction recommendations for baby
  • Optimal nutrition for child at each developmental stage
  • Optimizing your child’s immune system
  • Navigating environmental concerns
  • Prevention of ADHD, asthma, eczema and more
Guide for Well Child Visits
Age Topics that may be covered
Newborn Post-partum recovery, breastfeeding, baby care, “seeding the microbiome”
6 Weeks Mom & Babe wellness, evaluation for common concerns, vaccination discussion
3 Months Mom & Babe wellness, evaluation for common concerns, fever discussion
6 Months Food Intro discussion, digestion, child safety, sleep
9 Months Iron assessment, foods, digestion, immune health, sleep
12 Months Child assessment, development, breastfeeding, “back to work?”, sleep
18 Months Child assessment, growth and development, evaluation for common concerns
2-5 Years Physical and emotional health, development, nutrition, immune, prevention
6-12 Years Physical and emotional health, development, nutrition, immune, prevention
Teenage Years Physical and emotional health – individualized approach
Teenage Girls Understanding physical changes, menstrual cycle and supporting hormone balance

*Please note that this is a general guideline. Naturopathic care is individualized to suit the needs of your child and family. Even if you are not taking part in our Well Child Program, you are still more than welcome to book in for specific concerns.

Children’s Health Concerns

We have gentle and natural treatment options for common children’s health concerns such as:

  • Skin conditions
  • Digestive concerns
  • Allergic disorders, food sensitivities
  • Immune conditions, frequent colds, ear infections
  • Baby: thrush, colic, diaper rashes, breastfeeding concerns
  • Growth and development concerns
  • ADHD
  • Wellness and preventative medicine
Allergy Testing

We offer lab testing that can help to identify food sensitivities or environmental allergies that may be contributing to digestive symptoms, eczema, asthma, hayfever or other immune concerns.

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