Hey Dr. Karen,
I have a patient that is just 29 weeks along and is in premature labor. She is 2 cm, 50% and her cervix is ripe. Do you know of any tricks, herbs or homeopathics that can stop her labor. She is taking Black Haw and that has lessened the contractions a lot, but not stopped them.
I appreciate your help. Thanks!
Hi Dr. Jenn,
It is VERY common for pre-term labor in the summer months because of how easy it is to get dehydrated. Make sure mom is drinking TONS (I really means TONS) of water. Black haw is a good herb, so is cramp bark. Maybe you recommend that she could try that one as well.
As far a homeopathy goes, arnica montana is the first that comes to mind then Belladonna. I highly recommend that she clears these recommendations with her primary birth practitioner, though. Don’t forget, you can get a TON more information in my class on Herbs and Homeopathy. The previous link will save you 10% on tuition should you decide to join up.
Mom MUST stay off of her feet, too. Let me know if there is anything else I can help you with. Thanks for trusting me with your valuable practice member. I consider it an honor.
Love & Gratitude
Dr. Karen Gardner
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