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A Book Review – Homeopathic Medicine for Pregnancy & Childbirth – Richard Moskowitz

Bjain Books


This book corresponds for promoting the use of Homoeopathy for the process of childbirth by professionals. Author has bestowed a step by step approach beginning from the principals of homoeopathic Science then moving on to the therapeutics part. The therapeutics mentioned are purely on the practical experience of author which helps to identify the differentiating features by the readers. The remedies are supported by the cases making the text more substantial. The book highlights are mentioned in short and specific headings which makes it captivating. This book is based on the author’s experience of using homoeopathic medicines in over 800 pregnancies cases.

The book is broadly divided to three parts

Part I Includes a brief introduction to Homoeopathic system of medicine

Part II Includes condensed Materia Medica with 25 important remedies with illustrative cases of each

Part III An outline of common problem of pregnancy & childbirth with cases & remedies (including the ones which were not previously discussed)


Part I Introduction to Homoeopathy

This section contains the laws of homoeopathy which forms the foundation of holistic science and makes the prescription validated. This section helps you to culminate your remedy for your desired results. It includes: –

Ch 1 Law of Similar & its Implication

Comprises of: –

  • The Law of similar
  • Proving
  • The Homoeopathic Materia Medica
  • The totality of Symptoms
  • The single remedy
  • The minimum dose
  • The law of cure

Ch 2 Remedies & Patients

Comprises of: –

  • Homoeopathic pharmacy
  • Case taking
  • Interrogation
  • Selecting the remedy
  • Regimen & precautions
  • Administration & dosage
  • Reaction of the remedy
  • Homoeopathy: pros & con
  • What patient can or cannot expect

Part II Materia Medica

This section is framed meticulously including 5 chapters with the remedies with their common name, family name and key areas of its sphere of action, concluded by specific indications. Remedies mentioned in this part of the book has shown from

  • Clinical cases from authors experience
  • Toxicological data which is mentioned from accidental or deliberate poisoning
  • Overdose with crude substance

Comprises of: –

Ch 3 Two Childbirth Remedies

Ch4 Two Female remedies

Ch 5 Six Acute Remedies

Ch 6 Eight Common Remedies

Ch 7 Seven Universal remedies

Part III Therapeutics

This section is beautifully curated for antenatal & postnatal care, labor,childbirth and newborn care.It’s a well-designed ,user friendly information for a homoeopathic physician to cover up the complete array of physiology of pregnancy and new born care. This includes common conditions or symptoms (as per the chapters) and remedies for the same with their differentiating features. Author has also mentioned the cases of similar condition with use of therapeutics.

Comprises of: –

Ch 8 Early Pregnancy: First trimester

Ch 9 Late Pregnancy

Ch 10 Labor & Childbirth

Ch 11 The newborn period


Here author has given synoptic presentation of reference materialfor further study of the readers. Adding special touch to the treasure of the book.


Author Richard Moskowitz
ISBN 9788131900857
Edition First
Publication B Jain publishers
Pages 288 pages
Available BJain Books , Amazon
Pricing Rs. 245


Dr. Richard Moskowitz- A undergraduate fromHarvard and post graduate from New York University, with contributions of 40 articles in several journals in U.S and abroad.

Dr. Moskowitz is having experience of 18 years of managing eight hundred pregnancy related cases with homoeopathic approach.


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