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  • "I sooo enjoyed Kim's class. He took a dry insipid subject and made it very very interesting. He is a wonderful teacher. I enjoyed it a lot and I will have to review it a few times to catch all the little pearls he shared. Thank you again for the wonderful class. Sincerely, Cristina."

  • Hello, I wanted to say how much I loved Joan Weirs class. After spending the day with her my perspective was changed for the better. We need more Joan Weir through out our 3 year course, especially when trying to keep yourself together during 2nd and 3rd year. Also, today's...
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  • I am a current 2nd year student and in October I attended Study Week for the college. My week can be described as it being profound, as well as surprising. First of all, I had the pleasure of meeting fellow distant education students like myself and I finally had a...
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  • I wanted to email you to let you know that i am FINALLY a registered homeopath! It took awhile, but I finally made it. I just wanted to thank you so much for all your support, encouragement and kindness. The constant support you gave me through the years I was...
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  • I loved Sunday with Dr Saunders. He has so much insight and his lectures are so interesting.  I love how he presents his own case, then talks about physiology, pathology, pharmacology, medical terms, peppered with the materia medica and nutrition, and a bit of posology and philosophy. He is such...
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  • “I absolutely loved my time there studying, some of the most enjoyable time of my life. The kindness and generosity extended to everyone has always stuck with me”

  • Thank you for a wonderful weekend. The perspective of case taking that we learned this weekend was exactly what we needed at this stage of our homeopathy training. I will always appreciate and be grateful to you for showing me this path.

  • What makes CCHM so special is that, firstly, it has no upper age limit criterion for admission. Secondly, it allows students to pursue the course even while they  are employed full-time in any other organization. Thirdly, CCHM is the topmost homeopathic college in the whole of North America and offers...
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  • Hi Kim,  Just want to thank you for a very informative, challenging yet interesting weekend. I couldn't communicate in the last half of today's lecture due to some mic issues but didn't miss a word you said.  Thank you very much again for sharing a treasure of knowledge with us. you...
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  • The online Teaching Clinic has enhanced my learning curve, raised the bar, challenged my way of thinking as a distance student in a fun and exciting manner. Must say this is an excellent way to hone your skills in preparation to becoming a successful homeopath. Highly recommend and encourage students...
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​​​​​​​Aconite 1M in the Birth Bag, by Homeopath and CCHM grad, Piper Martin B.Ed., RCS Hom

Aconite 1M is one of the most valuable remedies I carry in my birth kit.  It has the ability to truly assist a woman in staying present during birth.  For many women their response to labour is to panic and try to control what is happening.  There are situations in which this is a totally reasonable response.  A dose of well timed Aconite can do what homeopathy does so very well, remind us who we really are and what we are really capable of.  Birth is the perfect time to receive this reminder. Situations in which Aconite1M would come to mind: Panic Attacks and Anxiety-  for a woman that has a STRONG fear of the pain.  She talks about it, anticipates it and dreams of it.  She is often planning on having an epidural ASAP into the labour.  This fear may be based on a past experience of pain, it may be a trauma reaction or part of an anxious focus she has going on. Precipitous birth - a labour, especially if its a first baby, that is incredibly fast.  The contractions come one on top of another and there is no time to regroup or catch her breath. The Aconite 1M allows her to roll with it as much as possible, instead of adding a panic attack on top of intense contractions.  She will get focused on the pace as a positive sign of forward motion. Transition - the point in labour in which you hear - “I’m going to die!” “This is killing me!” is when Aconite 1M is needed.  They look wildly panicked and are in a state of believing they are about to die.  Give her a steady, deep gaze in the eyes and a dose of Aconite 1M.  That will bring her back to the present. Immediate Postpartum If the birth has been very rapid or anything traumatic has happened during the birth (neonatal resuscitation, maternal hemorrhage, fetal distress etc.) then a dose of Aconite 1M in the immediate postpartum will greatly assist her from becoming over focused on that moment in time.  Aconite will assist with dissociation or fear reactions after the birth.   This remedy is also very useful for retention of urine in mothers and babies postpartum - the physical aspect of becoming paralyzed by a fear. Dosage 2 pellets of Aconite 1M I prefer Hahnemann Labs because they make the best remedies! and they come in poppy seed size pellets which are perfect for labour and newborns.  I find Aconite works best in a 1M potency in the realm of labour as it is a perfect match for the intensity of the experience. Piper Martin has been practicing homeopathy since 1999.  She is a graduate of CCHM and has specialized in the care and treatment of pregnant women and newborns since her first year in practice.  Piper is the creator of The Homeopathic Midwife, an online course that focuses on the use of homeopathy for pregnancy, labour and postpartum.  If you have questions or would like to learn more please visit her website at www.pipermartin.com.

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