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Using Homeopathic Remedies in the Peri-Natal Period

by Lia Bello, RN, FNP, CCH
  • Duration: 60 Mins
  • Credits: 1 CERP, 1 R-CERP, 0.1 Midwifery CEU
  • Handout: No
  • Origin: GOLD Midwifery
Abstract:

This presentation would start with a brief explanation of what homeopathy is, how it works and why it is safe for mother and infant (over the counter ). I will give info on remedy use for nausea of pregnancy, threatened miscarriage, insomnia, mal-positioning, emotional upsets/fear of giving birth/grief/post partum depression, physical trauma of giving birth, prevention of prolonged labor, natural induction, after-pains, mastitis, engorgement, jaundice, milk supply problems. I will include how remedies are dosed and administered for mother and infant.


Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Discuss “like cures like”, the Law of Similars, and the definition of Homeopathy;
Objective 2: Describe the process of homeopathic potentization, which dilutes the material substance of an herb or mineral, rendering it harmless to mother and infant;
Objective 3: List a homeopathic remedy known to help nausea of pregnancy;
Objective 4: State the remedy known to improve effectiveness of contractions and reduce length of labor.


Categories: Midwifery
Presentations: 6  |  Hours / CE Credits: 6  |  Viewing Time: 4 Weeks