Homeopathic Remedies & Homeopathy Treatment for complaints
during labor (delivery) like painless ineffective contractions,
unbearable pains, prolonged labor, after pains etc.
In threatened miscarriage or labor when the pains fly across the
abdomen from side to side, seeming to double the patient up and
so severe as to cause fainting, yet doing no good, this remedy will
be found most useful. The os does not dilate properly. Pains in
the abdominal walls during the early months of pregnancy. There
is painfulness of the cervix upon examination and the remedy allays
muscular suffering. False labor pains, "uterine rheumatism".
It facilitates labor if taken previously, also Caulophyllum. It
is also useful for severe after pains. Hamamelis applied locally
in such conditions is also a useful adjunct. A sheet anchor in phlebitis
whether septic or not. Aconite. Pains unbearable, violent and frequent
associated with restlessness and anxiety, the patient dreading death
from labor. There is a dry, tender, undilatable genital tract. Use
the 30th potency here.
Intermittency of pains and tediousness is characteristic of this
remedy; they are sharp and crampy and appear in the bladder, groin
and lower extremities. Extreme uterine atony with no expulsive effort,
and it is particularly suitable to nervous women where the pains
are intolerable. Spasmodic pains fly about from place to place,
exhausting the patient so that she can hardly speak. False labor
pains during the last weeks of pregnancy ; here it is almost specific.
A very useful remedy after labor has been in progress for hours
and the os dilates tardily, feels hard and rigid. There is complete
muscular atony, the uterus does not contract at all, hence no dilation
of the os. This remedy may be used with great benefit in women who
have habitually painful labors, here acting as a prophylactic; it
facilitates dilatation and uternie rhythm. The pain go upward to
back or chest and are useless. Dr. George Royal cautions against
indiscriminate use of this remedy as causing tedious labors, use
of forceps and lacerations.
No remedy equals Belladonna for common spasm of the os. The labor
pains come and go suddenly; they are violent, but ineffectual ,
owing to the spasmodic condition of the os. The face gets red and
the heart throbs with every pain. she agonizes because of the violence
of the suffering. Marked heat calls for Belladonna. There is present
also great hypersensitiveness ; the patient is sensitive to noise,
light and jarring of the bed.
The pains begin in the back and pass down the inner part of the
thighs, and there is great nervous excitement. The labor seems particularly
painful; she will be cross and declare that she will not stand the
pain. The after pains are severe and the lochial flow is dark, often
scanty and sometimes suppressed. Coffea. Also to be thought of in
nervous sensitive patients who cannot bear pains. The pains are
severe, but not efficacious. The Chamomilla patient is nervous,
strung up, hyperaesthetic about examinations and so satisfactory
ones are prevented. She is decidely snappish. Kali carbonicum. Preliminary
or premature pains beginning in the back and following the sacral
and ischiatic plexuses down the thighs.
#Nux vomica. [Nux-v]
Labor pains spasmodic and severe and accompanied with constant inclination
to stool and to urinate, not so much from pressure, but from a reflex
cause. Fainting during the pains. The Nux temperament will be present
when the remedy is well indicated, and the patient will be oversensitive,
intolerant of odors and constipated. There is apt to be also much
Slow, weak, ineffectual pains which are spasmodic and irregular
and excite fainting. It will often restore recreant pains as surely
as ergot. The patient feels as if smothering and must have the windows
open. Scanty lochia. It is one of our most useful remedies in the
lying in chamber. Retained placenta may also need Pulsatilla. Cuprum.
Severe after pains, violent spasmodic pains with cramps in the lower
limbs. Secale. Prolonged and ineffectual labor pains, hour glass
contractions in feeble cachectic women. Fainting fits, small and
suppressed pulse may accompany the pains. Arnica has severe pains,
a bruised soreness. There is great fatigue of the uterus, the pains
are violent and to little purpose.