Stories

Alana: At the Breech

Alana contacted me to support her during her first pregnancy and birth. A staunch Christian she wanted a woman of faith to be her companion at this time so she could feel comfortable praying out loud and have someone reminding her to pray if she forgot. She had a straightforward, healthy pregnancy with no complications […]

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Homeopathy for Breech

BREECH Many women feel very concerned when they are told their baby is breech. In part this is often due to the way the news is delivered; with the advice that a cesarean will be required should the baby not turn head down. In reality breech has always been a variation of normality and proceeding […]

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Homeopathy for Miscarriage

CAULOPHYLLUMA tendency to suffer from miscarriages in the early months. Sharp spasmodic cramps low in the pelvis. Weakness, fatigue, trembling or nervous excitement. Incomplete miscarriage with cramping but no resolution. Thirst with contractions. Sensation of congestion and heaviness in the uterus. Protracted bleeding after loss. CHINAChilly, exhausted, dehydrated. Loss of fluids, loss of blood. Thirst, dizziness. […]

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Sara VBAC

Sara’s first birth had gone ‘catastrophically wrong’. She was living as an expat at the time and had come back to the UK to have her baby. It had been disorientating and she hadn’t felt prepared. Sara was devastated in labour when told that her son had ‘worrying fetal tones’ and a cesarean was recommend. […]

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Nora – After Forceps Came Unassisted!

Nora’s first child had been brought out with forceps. She had felt restricted and claustrophobic from the moment of arrival at hospital, and her contractions had slowed. After many hours she was ‘almost glad to just get the baby out’, and now felt guilty that her daughter had not had the most gentle entrance to […]

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Maimuna VBA2C

Maimuna had two previous cesareans for failure to progress (a medical term for when the cervix has not fully dilated at the time of deciding upon a cesarean birth). After multiple failed attempts to insert an epidural before one of her operations, the surgeon decided to perform her second cesarean under General Anaesthetic. Baby arrived safely, […]

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