Homeopathy and Pregnancy

A 1990 study published in the British Homeopathic Journal compared the use of homeopathics to conventional drugs for uterine inertia and post partum heamorrhage in pregnant women. Results showed homeopathy to be at least as effective as orthodox medicine and in some parameters actually excelled it. Furthermore, if the homeopathic remedies had been individualised to each woman, then results would probably have been even more favourable.

A 1990 study published in the British Homeopathic Journal compared the use of homeopathics to conventional drugs for uterine inertia and post partum heamorrhage in pregnant women. Results showed homeopathy to be at least as effective as orthodox medicine and in some parameters actually excelled it. Furthermore, if the homeopathic remedies had been individualised to each woman, then results would probably have been even more favourable.

Contrary to popular belief, pregnancy is not a disease in need of treatment!

However, having said that, many of the physical and emotional changes during pregnancy may cause discomfort from symptoms such as nausea, mild urinary problems, diarrhoea, heartburn, anaemia, varicose veins, backache, cramps, thrush or emotional distress. Thankfully, all these problems and other potentially complicated symptoms such as raised blood pressure, may be helped by professional homeopathic treatment.

During pregnancy, some women will choose to live with the discomfort of minor complaints such as morning sickness or heartburn, rather than seek treatment because they are concerned about the possible side effects of orthodox medicines on their unborn child.

How can Homeopathy help?

Homeopathy is ideal for this time of your life, because the minute amounts of active ingredients used in homeopathic medicines are safe for you and your growing baby.

By stimulating your vitality in pregnancy, homeopathic treatment can benefit your baby, and by staying as healthy as possible during pregnancy, you are giving your baby the ideal conditions in which to thrive.

Homeopathy can even be used around the birth itself to assist your body's correct functioning, for example in regulating speed of labour, managing pain, speeding recovery time, milk supply, retained placenta, etc. I offer a superb birthing remedy kit which includes remedies safe for home prescribing and instructions on how to use them around the birth to assist your body and your new baby.