Homeopathy is suitable for pregnant women as it is a gentle but effective system of medicine. During pregnancy most women have some minor problems such as morning sickness or heartburn, but they try to avoid treatment because of their concern about the possible side effects of allopathic medicines on their unborn child.
Homeopathic medicines usually don’t cause side effects as these medications are very gentle and only a minute amount of the active ingredient is used in their preparation. The remedies work by enhancing the body's own healing powers and homeopathy considers that illness are caused by disharmony within the whole person and that it is the person who needs treatment rather than the disease alone. Most of the common problems of pregnancy can be effectively treated with homeopathy.
Morning sickness is experienced by most pregnant women during the first three months of pregnancy. If your problem is severe consult a professional homeopath. Some of the commonly used remedies include Ipecac, Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, and Sepia.
Home remedies for morning sickness include eating a dry biscuit before getting out of bed, avoiding rich, fatty foods, eat in small quantity frequently.
Constipation is common problem in pregnancy. This is caused by the hormones which prepare the muscles of the pelvis for labour. These hormones slow down the digestive processes. If you have mild constipation changes in diet like increase in the intake of fluids (especially water), fruits and vegetables, limiting the quantity of wheat products (as the gluten can have a clogging effect) and avoiding iron tablets are helpful.
If you have constipation that is severe or bothersome consult a professional homeopath.Some of the commonly used remedies for constipation include Bryonia, Nux vomica, Sepia, and Sulphur.
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