Piper Martin, B.Ed., DS Hom. Med., is a classical homeopath who specializes in pregnancy and newborn care and is a consultant for doulas, midwives and naturopaths. She practices in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada at The Equinox Center for Natural Health. She is the mother of Gabriel, a four-year-old boy. You can contact her at [email protected].
Contributor and homeopath Piper Martin discusses the two most common homeopathic remedies for traumatic birth.
Read more…. Arnica and Aconite
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Homeopathy is a system of medicine that can be used safely and effectively by a pregnant woman from the early weeks of gestation through the birth process and the postpartum period. The realization of a pregnancy often motivates women to make significant changes in their lives. Homeopathic remedies can assist women in making this transition. These changes may be mental, emotional or physical and all can be supported and encouraged through the use of homeopathic medicine. Some of the key issues for a woman as her pregnancy evolves are outlined below. Remedy suggestions are non-specific because like any other homeopathic case, the right remedy is different for each individual.
Read more…. Healthy Transitions: Pregnancy to Motherhood with Homeopathic Medicine
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Frequent Midwifery Today contributor, Piper Martin, discusses the effect of sexual abuse on pregnancy and birth and suggests some homeopathic treatments.
Read more…. Sexual Abuse and Pregnancy—A Homeopath’s Perspective
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Piper Martin discusses homeopathic methods for dealing with occipital posterior position.
Read more…. Homeopathic Tools for Occiput Posterior Position
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Aconite is a homeopathic remedy used to treat fear. It is such an intense and vivid remedy that situations calling for it are easy to spot. The individual’s response is usually equally vital, so you will know you have chosen the right remedy quickly.
Read more…. Freedom from Fear
Homeopathic remedies are a safe and effective means of treating a woman experiencing back labour. Read more…. Homeopathic Remedies for Back Labour and Posterior Presentation