About Pregnancy and Birth Kit- By Cristina Villacorta, Homeopath
This expert recommended kit consists of 29 prescribed homeopathy medicines during and after pregnancy and child birth, associated symptoms. Homeopathy treatment during pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum is not only 100% safe but also very effective in a large number of patients.
About Cristina Villacorta, Homeopath LCCH MCH – is a UK based homeopathic practitioner who works extensively with the Banerji Protocols and a classical mix in her clinical approach to treating patients. She obtained her Licentiate from the Contemporary College of Homeopathy and also has an advanced Diploma in Homeopathy from the prestigious Orion Homeopathic Training, Somerset UK. She has studied with many distinguished, world-renowned homeopaths such as Mike Bridger CCH Principal, Dion Tabrett MCH MSc, Dr.Prasanta Banerji, the founder of ‘The School of Homeopathy’, Misha Norland and the preeminent female homeopathic practitioner, scholar and lecturer in the Sheilagh Creasy to name only a few. She specializes in skin and immunity, detox. She provides most helpful tips on pregnancy, remedies during labor and after child birth in her blog article.
About Banerji protocols
- Pioneered by Dr.Prasanta Banerji who was a hugely popular consultant physician based in Kolkata India. He was honorary advisor to the Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and member of the Program Advisory Committee for the National Cancer Control Program of the ministry.
- The Banerji protocols is a system of prescribing homeopathic medicines or treatment form that uses ultra dilutional medicines . It standardizes and makes easy the extremely complex system of medicines and treatment. In this method specific medicines are prescribed for specific diseases.
- Protocols for numerous serious conditions have been developed over four generations of homeopathic practice with thousands of patients in Kolkata, India. The Dr. Prasanta Banerji Homoeopathic Research Foundation is touted to be the largest homeopathic institution in the world treating patients in more than 200 countries
- Homeopaths across the world have endorsed the Protocols as highly efficacious and cost-effective in treatments of numerous conditions for which conventional medicine has limited options
- The new book from Dr’s Prasanta and Pratip Banerji, published in June 2013, contains dozens of protocols for the treatment of conditions such as chronic renal failure, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, hepatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and traumatic brain injury.
Arnica 200 is a very useful remedy to heal the bruised parts after labour and will help with soreness and lameness of parts after delivery, especially after an assisted delivery.
Arnica 3C is indicated in cases where there is heavy bleeding after labour, every 3 hours to help decrease the blood loss.
Arsenicum 200C + Hypericum 200C combination remedy is indicated if the birth has been complicated and if the patient is suffering from a 1st, 2nd or 3rd-degree tear, independently of how deep it is. The combination of Arsenicum200+Hypericum 200 if given every 3 hours will be invaluable to control pain and avoid infection.
Belladonna 200C is very useful during labour for a spasmodically contracted. The amniotic fluid may be gone but contractions are inefficient due to the spasmodic contractions producing constriction.
Belladonna 30C is another useful remedy to think of if the mastitis has started suddenly. The breast would feel very hot and the patient may feel painful throbbing. The patient may also have red streaks running from the nipple upward and maybe running a fever.
Bellis Perennis 200 is indicated if the patient is suffering from is SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction). Use twice a day.
Bryonia 30C is one of the first remedies to think of for mastitis during lactation or weaning. Streaks of red may be seeing and the breast would feel, hard, very painful, hot, and feel very heavy.
Calendula 6C twice per day will help to heal any wounds or small cuts. It is especially indicated for ruptures of cervix and perineum during childbirth. This can be taken for several weeks until not needed
Castor Equi 12C can help your nipples to heal if the patient is breastfeeding baby.
Caulophyllum 200 remedy can be very useful during labour. It helps produce effective contractions and can start or enhance labour. It will make contractions more efficient and can establish labour.
Chamomilla 200C is a great remedy to help with the transition or any other time, where the mum feels that she cannot “endure the pain any longer”. Feeling very angry with everyone in the room and asking them to leave.
Gelsemium 200C is a fantastic remedy for rigidity during labour. The pains are normal but dilation is very slow and eventually, contractions lose its force and dilation come at a standstill.
Graphites 30C can help nipples to heal if the patient is breastfeeding baby.
Hamamelis 200C + Arnica 3C combination remedy is indicated for circulatory system and soothe any discomfort from the varicose veins.
Hepar 6C is a great remedy for healing internal or external wounds after surgery.
Hypericum 200C is very useful for if the patient is suffering from a 1st, 2nd or 3rd-degree tear, independently of how deep it is.
Ipecac 30C is indicated for constant nausea and vomiting with paleness, nausea that is not better by vomiting, and is accompanied by much salivation. The patient may feel inclined to sleep after vomiting and the sickness is worst after vomiting.
Kali Carb 200 will be useful to soothe back pain either before or after delivery. The back pain feels as if the lower back is going to break. A few doses of this remedy taken twice daily can be very helpful.
Lycopodium 30C is indicated for passing hard stools during pregnancy.
Nux-Vom 30C is indicated if the patient has nausea and vomiting sensation every morning and wants to vomit but can’t. The patient may be retching a lot but do not vomit in the end. There is cramping pain in the stomach before vomiting and very sensitive in the region of the stomach.
Phytolacca 200C is a super remedy for more mastitis or when the patient has missed the first inflammatory part of the process. The breast will feel very hard and will have hard lumps.
Pulsatilla 200C remedy is very useful for turning a breech baby, or posterior presentation. It can be also indicated during pregnancy where the venous system is under strain.
Pulsatilla 30C is a very useful remedy if the patient has nausea and weight as from a stone, especially in the early morning on waking. The patient may have feeling as if he/she has eaten too much food and would vomit. Waking up at 2-3 am with pain and nausea in the stomach during pregnancy and may feel like rising and walking about.
Sabina 6C can be used if there are heavy clots with the bleeding.
Sepia 200 is another wonderful remedy during pregnancy time. It helps to balance the hormones and can alleviate symptoms of fatigue, nausea, and constipation.
Staphysagria 200C is a wonderful remedy for emotional health.
Tabacum 200C is a good remedy for sickness, incessant nausea that is worst for the smell of tobacco. It is also useful for nausea like sea-sickness and vomiting, worse in the morning, nausea, and much spitting and acidity
Note: Each 2-dram vial consists of approx 220 pills/pellets (10 Grams) of individual remedy above.
How to take the remedies?
Put the remedies in your mouth and allow them to dissolve.
If you are taking several remedies, allow at least 10 minutes between each remedy
unless they are combination remedies.
Pellets Contain: Active ingredients: German dilution of specified potency (strength) , Inactive ingredients: Sucrose
Key Benefits: Pure Cane Globules, Medicated from German Dilutions. Packed in sterile glass vials that are odor free, neutral, strong and damage resistant
Medicated pellets comes in 2 dram vials unlike others who offer 1/2 dram vials. So you get more than double the quantity of medicine in each vial at a lesser price
The Kit comes in a easy to carry zip-case with handles.
WHY GLASS CONTAINERS FOR HOMEOPATHY MEDICINE? Plastic containers are reactive and leach into the substances stored into them. Due to this property of plastics, the U.S. F.D.A. had classified plastics as Indirect Additives i.e., though they are not directly added to the substance stored in them, they definitely seep into the contained substances. Also homeopathy tinctures use alcohol which is a good solvent. When plastics is exposed to medicines, the alcohol is bound to dissolve some of the numerous chemicals in the plastic and that in turn is bound to distort the structure and action of the active ingredients present in our medicines. There is no such problem with Glass container and hence recommended