Fear or Pain in Labour – Aconite200c – Prices from £4.00.
Give 1 dose every half hour as required. Stop with relief.
To Reduce Labour Trauma – Arnica 200c – Prices from £4.00.
This should be given as an anti-trauma remedy before and after kittening/ whelping to reduce bleeding, bruising and swelling. Aids recovery of mother/ kittens/ pups and helps prevent possible infection due to trauma. Dose daily for 3 days before and 3 days after kittening / whelping.
Assists Pregnancy and Labour – Caulophyllum 30c – Prices from £4.00.
Can be given twice weekly during the last 2 weeks of pregnancy to assist the slackening of pelvic ligaments their by facilitating the birth. Caulophyllum will empower the uterine contractions during the second stage of labour but will also ease the dilation of the cervix during first stage. Caulophyllum eases labour pains and will facilitate expulsion of the placenta.
Erratic Contractions – Pulsatilla 30c – Prices from £4.00.
False labour. Erratic contractions during labour. May start well then stop. Similar to Caulophyllum. For false labour only, 1 to 3 doses are required over one day. For contractions that start then stop give one dose only then repeat only if the pattern recurs.
Retained Placenta – Sabina 12c – Prices from £4.00.
Required when foetal membranes have been retained, particularly if accompanied with profuse haemorrhage of bright red and rapidly clotting blood, worse from the least motion. Give one dose every 4 hours for 4 doses. Useful in repetitive early miscarriage .
Retained Placenta – Secale 12c – Prices from £4.00.
retention of foetal membranes where the discharge is brownish, offensive and accompanied by a metritis. The blood oozes out. Dose 3 times daily until improved. (Pyrogen 10M – 1 dose if symptoms persist.)
Prolapse – Sepia 30c – Prices from £4.00.
One dose twice a day for 3 days can be helpful, but this condition must be referred to the vet for examination.