Following eight medicines are very effective as per symptoms during labour
Aconite is a remedy for shock and fear. In labour it will help if the labour is going too fast and pains are strong and frightening. Often the person who needs this remedy will have a fear that they might die. This might be completely out of proportion to the severity of the situation, i.e. there may be no real risk but the person has this feeling nonetheless.
Arnica is the most important remedy for bruising and trauma. During labour can help speed dilation of the cervix and can help prevent both haemorrhage and postpartum infection.
It can be helpful if the woman feels tired especially if there are no other indications for remedies such as Kali Phos or Gelsemium (compare further below).
Please note it can also be given to the baby in case of a traumatic birth or forceps delivery.
This remedy can be useful when the pain is centered in the lower back. Particularly with the baby in posterior position.
This remedy will not be useful unless there is extreme irritability.
5. KALI CARBONICUM
Aggravation during the night, especially 2-4am.
Woman may be nagging and complaining.
6. KALI PHOSPHORICUM
Exhaustion with no other indications or if Arnica is not helping.
This remedy will be helpful if there is a failure to dilate with tiredness and weakness (compare to Kali Phos, Arnica and Caulophyllum).
The weakness often presents with very heavy eyelids and a dazed expression.
Woman may feel trembly especially from fright or anticipation.