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    Hi girls, I am looking into different methods etc to help me have the drug free, natural delivery I am hoping for. I am attending calmbirth classes soon and do monthly acupuncture (which will increase to fortnightly, then weekly etc..). I have been looking online for natural remedies to assist pre- birth and also during the labour, I am wondering what people have had success with and if anyone has used the helios homeopathics kit for efore, during and after birth or anything similar?


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    C'mon- there must be some hippies out there with advice for me!!!

    Any advice is appreciated!

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    All sorts of folks use homeopathy, not just hippies. Not that there's anything wrong with hippies either

    I got through my labour and birth, and the early days, using rescue remedy. I used the drops under my tongue but also dosed up my water bottle all through labour and for about the first week after bub arrived.

    I also took arnica whilst in labour and after giving birth. I did have a couple of others during labour but for the life of me can't remember what they were, my doula gave them to me. I know at one stage my leg got crampy (I hadn't had magnesuim the day I gave birth) and all I did was whimper 'cramp' and she gave me something that helped really quickly.

    Sorry I can't be of more help!

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    I used the Ezy-birth kit from the Meher Clinic on the sunshine coast if that helps at all.

    Oh - and I'm not a hippy

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    Sorry- made the "hippy" comment as more of a joke but was on my laptop at work and can't use emoticons.
    didn't mean it to sound insulting at all- it was supposed to be sarcastic and refer more to me than anyone.

    Again- sorry if I insulted anyone

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    I don't think you insulted anyone - hence the winkies

    My leg hairs are long enough to class me as a hippy I suppose....

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    yep! i used Arnica (200ch) for immediate post birth (once off dose...got from italy...i *think* here they are multiple doses of 4 hourly etc..but check with your homeopath) and then i had a 30ch to take the following day.

    had some rescue remedy, but didnt use it as labour went too quick and i so wasnt stressed lol.

    BUT one of the BESTEST tips i got was to get some water based witchhazel pour some on the maternity pads, stick em in the freezer and when you take them out do a squirt of calendula along the pad and hey presto...instant healing relief! i am loving it ATM!

    HTH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenny_c View Post
    Sorry- made the "hippy" comment as more of a joke but was on my laptop at work and can't use emoticons.
    didn't mean it to sound insulting at all- it was supposed to be sarcastic and refer more to me than anyone.

    Again- sorry if I insulted anyone
    Oh not at all!! Like AE said - hence the winks although they're a little bit funky looking after the forum down time.

    My family kept calling me a hippy cause I wanted a waterbirth and to use homeopathics, so I know what you meant

    Cassius I had a witch hazel post labour spray that I used for the first week after birth - it was great - would recommend it to anyone!

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    i used 5W in the 5 weeks before 40 weeks
    i was gicen some during labour but i have no idea what there were.. none of them had anything to do with pain though

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