Pregnancy & Homeopathy
Pregnancy and Homeopathy
Homeopathy is a gentle system of medicine ideal for everyone including pregnant women. Pregnancy is a unique God-gifted process and an ultimate experience for every women. During pregnancy there are so many physiological changes in the body that lead to emotional and physical changes such as Nausea, Morning sickness, Diarrhea, Constipation, Heartburn, Anemia, Varicose veins, backaches, cramps, emotional disturbances etc. An excellent option of treatment for these disturbances is Homeopathy.
Homeopathy does wonders with these symptoms but within limits. Homeopathy does not resolve the symptoms, those are the physiological and necessary, but the treatment eases the experience of pregnancy.
Homeopathic medicines increase the absorption of the nutrients from the intestine of women and also increases the blood flow in women, providing good nutrition for the baby.
A general routine check up is always required by an obstetrician obstrtecian and gynecologist
Homeopathy best helps:
The term anemia simply means a reduced hemoglobin concentration in blood. Anemia results either from increased blood flow or decreased red cells production. An iron-rich diet including leafy greens, vegetables, and red meat are always suggested. Homeopathic medicines for anemia are:
• Ferrum phosphoricum
• Natrum muraticum
There is no specific definition of constipation but when a patient struggles to pass a hard stool, it is called constipation. Most of the time, constipation it is due to lack of fiber in the diet, junk food, or low water intake.
Homeopathic medicines for constipation are:
• Nux vomica
Symptoms of morning sickness include nausea, occasional vomiting and tiredness. Many women experience these symptoms during the first three months of pregnancy, usually in the morning when the stomach is empty, although it can occur at any time of the day.The traditional cure of eating a dry biscuit before getting out of bed is worth trying. Avoid rich, fatty foods and try eating small amounts and often, if your nausea is worse when you are hungry.
Advice: Seek professional help if your vomiting is severe, for example if you are unable to keep food down and are losing weight or if it persists past your third month. The following remedies are the more commonly indicated:
Homeopathic medicines for morning sickness
• Ipecac: used for constant nausea with empty belching and retching; vomiting is difficult and does not relieve your nausea
• Nux vomica: used for nausea with retching that is relieved by vomiting; sour belching, indigestion and heartburn. You may have a sensation that there is a knot in your stomach. You feel bad-tempered
• Pulsatilla: used for nausea (with little vomiting), that is worse after eating and drinking but better in the fresh air. You feel weepy, moody and like to be comforted.
• Sepia: used for intermittent nausea which is worse in the mornings and worsens from the smell or thought of food; there is an empty, sinking feeling in the stomach which is temporarily relieved by eating. You feel apathetic, exhausted and heavy but oddly are better with vigorous exercise. You are indifferent or cross with others.
Other homeopathic medicines used during pregnancy:
• Arsenicum album
• Calcarea carbonica
• Mercurius solubilus
• Nuxv vomica
• Lemna minor
• Rhus toxicodendron
Homeopathic medicines used during child birth:
• Arnica Montana
• Kali phosphoricum
Homeopathic medicines uses after child birth
• Arnica monatna
• Kali phosphoricum