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  • This was one of the most amazing lectures offered by CCHM (Kanan Patel’s Post Grad lecture, 2018)! I wasn't bored for 1 second; it was interactive, integrative, informative and absolutely mind-blowing...

  • This is my testimony about the live classes at CCHM. Date: 8-15-19 My first experience with homeopathy was the immediate eradication of mastitis. Then I took our 5 kids. I felt called to homeopathy to share healing that I had experienced and tell my fellow man, woman and child about...
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  • “This year was not only a challenge, but had unexpected obstacles. The faculty really pulled through with providing us with what we needed to keep things going. And here we are!  I think I speak for all the students when I say thank you to the CCHM team for helping us pull through...
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  • It's a privilege to be part of CCHM and study the amazing program you offer. I have received a great benefit from my studies, from the comfort of my own home, at my own pace. I have nothing but great things to say about your school and all your staff.

  • Hi Kim, I want to thank you again for an amazing weekend!  I learned so much & really appreciate your straight forward teaching style. --Gwen K. Post Grad participant 2020-2021

  • "Thank you again for the most remarkable education. I have never felt so satisfied and content with my path of life!" Sarah D., 2018 Grad

  • I am quite impressed with the program at CCHM. I was able to catch up easily with the online format and join my class before the end of the first term. Homepathy is exactly what I was looking for to fill the gap in my practice, it will allow me...
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  • After the abrupt closure of the prospective program in homeopathic studies that was to be offered at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, I wanted to spread some light for this school, that has done the same for me each and everyday. Though that program was pulled, and without real reason...
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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."

  • I am writing to express my gratitude for being able to attend and take part in your wonderful in class program at CCHM.  The whole process from beginning to end what a long one for me, but the last 3 years of class have flown by. Before choosing a school...
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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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