#19 Nourishing Traditions of Baby and Child Care with Dr. Thomas Cowan


Dr. Thomas Cowan, co-author with Sally Fallon Morell of Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Childcare, talks to me today about how to nourish your baby during pregnancy and after. Dr. Thomas Cowan is on the board of directors of the much respected Weston A Price Foundation and contributor to their quarterly magazine.

About the Author

tom-photo-web2-200x300Dr. Cowan has served as vice president of the Physicians Association for Anthroposophical Medicine and is a founding board member of the Weston A. Price Foundation. He is the principal author of the book, The Fourfold Path to Healing, which was published in 2004 by New Trends Publishing. He writes the “Ask the Doctor” column in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts, the Foundation’s™ quarterly magazine, and has lectured throughout the United States and Canada.

To read about how he approaches specific health challenges, see the articles page of his website. It contains both a compendium of articles published in the Weston A. Price Foundation journal “Wise Traditions” as well as articles on such topics as heart disease, cancer and gastrointestinal diseases.

He has three grown children and currently practices medicine in San Francisco where he resides with his wife, Lynda Smith Cowan. Dr. Cowan sees patients at his office in San Francisco, does long-distance consults by telephone, and is accepting new patients.

Books by Dr. Thomas Cowan

Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby and Child CareThe Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care makes the principles of traditional nutrition available to modern parents. The book provides holistic advice for pregnancy and newborn interventions, vaccinations, breastfeeding and child development, as well as a compendium of natural treatments for childhood illnesses, from autism to whooping cough.

FourFold Path to HealingThe Fourfold Path to Healing merges the wisdom of traditional societies, the most modern findings of western medicine and the esoteric teaching of the ancients. The fourfold approach includes: Nutrition using nutrient-dense traditional foods; therapeutics through a wide range of nontoxic remedies; Movement to heal and strengthen the emotions; and medication to develop your powers of objective thought.

Find Dr. Cowan

Visit his website at FourFoldHealing.com.


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Wendy Myers

Wendy Myers, FDN, CHHC, is a functional diagnostic nutritionist, certified holistic health coach and founder of Live to 110. Her passions include getting you healthy, Modern Paleo, retoxing and detoxing. Look for her new book coming soon, The Modern Paleo Survival Guide.