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Pediatric Microbiome

How to Use Microbes to Heal Newborns, Infants, and Children

Are you confused about the role of microbes in shaping children's health?

Have you ever wondered how the mother's health influences her child in utero, postpartum, and beyond?

Are you curious as to how and why farm children have reduced rates of allergies and asthma?

Do you wonder what all the hubbub is about probiotics?

Join me for this 4 week online class exploring the health impacts of the pediatric microbiome. You'll learn about:

  • the delicate nature of the maternal-child microbial connection
  • the biggest causes of damage to the infant microbiome
  • how the childhood environment shapes the inner ecology of children
  • practical & clinically-relevant guidelines in probiotic therapy and microbiome-based medicine

This class is designed for holistic health care practitioners (i.e. acupuncturists, chiropractors, naturopathic doctors, holistic MD's/DO's, Ayurveda practitioners, midwives, etc.) to get down-to-earth and ready-to-use information that can enhance clinical outcomes and improve patient care.

After taking this course, you'll be able to:

  • confidently answer questions about probiotic, prebiotic, and synbiotic supplements and their impact on children's health
  • concretely define for parents why & how microbial dysbiosis may be contributing to their child's chronic health issues
  • what diet, lifestyle, and medication choices have the greatest influence in microbiome disruption and disease prevention
  • develop a complete & holistic treatment plan to heal a child's inner ecosystem with more than just probiotic supplementation


Your Instructor


Sean Guinan, L.Ac., MTCM
Sean Guinan, L.Ac., MTCM

Sean Guinan, L.Ac., is an adult and pediatric acupuncturist with a medical degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the prestigious Five Branches University. He has undertaken advanced clinical training in pediatric & reproductive medicine, and holds a certificate in Environmental Medicine from the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

Sean is also the former Director of the Center for Advanced Acupuncture Pediatrics and excels in the areas of holistic pediatrics, reproductive health and environmental medicine.

A former environmental biologist, he is founder of the Environmental Pediatrics Institute, an online educational hub for medical professionals & families exploring the impact of nature on children’s health. Check him out on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is not open for enrollment.