Homeopathy for Pregnancy and Childbirth
Pregnancy is a very exciting time for a woman. Many women feel very well indeed during pregnancy, especially during the middle months. For some, however, it can be a time of certain health problems, either physical or emotional, or both
Homeopathy can greatly assist a woman in regaining her well-being during pregnancy if it has been lost. Some of the more common conditions such as morning sickness, general nausea, vomiting, backache, fatigue, digestive disturbances or haemorrhoids usually respond well to homeopathic treatment. The remedies will also help balance a woman's emotional state, if need be.
Are homeopathic remedies safe during pregnancy?
Homeopathic remedies are highly diluted substances drawn from the plant, mineral and animal kingdom. They work by gently boosting the natural energy of the body and are very safe during pregnancy, provided they are prescribed by a qualified homeopath. There is no danger of addiction or toxicity.
Before, during and after childbirth
If the baby is overdue, homeopathic remedies may help the mother to go into labour naturally, thus avoiding the need to be induced in hospital. Remedies can also deal with fear or anxiety that may be present before the big event.
Many homeopathic remedies can be used very successfully during childbirth. If parents wish they can avail of a tutorial and learn how to use remedies during labour. This often lessens the need for medical interventions. With a small remedy kit you can make a real difference to your childbirth experience.
After the baby is born, homeopathy can help in many areas: to speed up the healing of the mother, breastfeeding problems like sore nipples, mastitis, under- or over-supply of milk, establishing a regular cycle again if it doesn't happen spontaneously, or suffering from post-natal depression after birth.
For this wonderful but sometimes difficult time in a woman's life when she is expecting a baby, homeopathy can truly be a blessing!