18. Myth, magic or medical proof?
Many of us use complementary therapies as a matter course in our everyday lives. So why not use them during pregnancy and labour? What benefits are there, and what is safe to use?
As long as you consult a qualified experienced practitioner, accustomed to working with pregnant women, complementary therapies are very safe during pregnancy.
When you attend a homeopathic therapist, you’ll be asked many questions about your physical and emotional wellbeing. Homeopathy treats you as a whole person, not just for whatever symptom you are seeking relief from. I attended a homeopathy clinic when I was expecting our youngest child. I was healthy but quite stressed – my previous pregnancy had ended in stillbirth ...