Labor

The process of expulsion of a fetus from the uterus at the normal termination of pregnancy

Symptoms/Problems Remedy Frequency(doses)
Os rigid,large,thick,hard,band like;nervousness;unrythmical,spasmodic,severe pains which often become weak after initial stage Caulophyllum 200 10 min(3)
Restlessness and fear;patient becomes violent being upset by examination Aconite 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
After prolonged restlessness;when patient becomes weak and exhausted;wants heat and to be covered Arsenic alb.200 10 min(3)
Patient nervous,cross and easily excited;hard to manage,says nasty things and shouts Chamomilla 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
Feels pain severely;Cries,begs to be helped and generally makes a lot of noise and fuss,but not so cross and irritable as Chamomilla Coffea 200 10 min(3)
Patient sad;weeps and sighs,always takes very deep breath.Patient does not seem to be able to get the air deep enough into her lungs Ignitia 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
Nausea very prominent;specially accompanied by sharp cutting pains about the navel region Ipecac 30 or 200 10 min(3)
Patient keeps one foot jiggling against the floor,bed or chair and moves during the pains.Weeps and complains a great deal Actaea racemosa 30 or 200 4 hourly
Patient sad;weeps,feels faint and wants lots of open,fresh air Pulsatilla 200 10 min(3)
Patient wants to be covered;pains accompanied by shuddering;old history perhaps of car sickness and bearing down or prolapsus Sepia 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
After pains,excited by least motion,even by taking a deep breath;parched lips,mouth dry;headache as is head would split Bryonia 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
To be given during last stage(and another dose after placenta is removed on account of bruised condition of gental organs) Arnica 200 or 1M 10 min(3)
After pains;excited by putting baby to breast;pain extending from left to right Conium mac.200 10 min(3)
After pains at night;hardly any during day;better from changing position and from being properly covered Rhus tox.200 or 1M 10 min(3)
After pains;spasmodic with severe cramping,contractions of os uteri;pain radiating down the legs Viburnum op.30 or 200 10 min(3)

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