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  • 09-27-2019, 05:13 AM
    Birla_Ayurveda

    Can we practice ayurveda during pregnancy?

    We can definitely practice and follow ayurveda in pregnancy…

    It’s just requires proper knowledge and caution..


    There are 3 stages where Ayurveda can be implied during pregnancy

    1.PRE-CONCEPTION

    It helps improving the fertility of the body and overall to produce healthy progeny, without inheriting any doshas.

    Generally it is done according to prakruti of the patient, underlying pathology or state of body.

    It is mainly done through:

    Life style changes
    Dietary changes
    Yoga
    Medicines
    Pre-conception counseling
    Panchakarma therapies-shodhan therapies
    Vaman-approx 8-14 days
    Virechan-approx 8-14 days
    Basti-approx 8 -16 days
    Nasya approx 14 to 21 days
    Rakta mokshan-session wise as required
    Various other Ayurveda therapies.
    2.PREGNANCY:GARBHINI PARICHARYA

    Life style changes
    Dietary changes-month wise dietary changes
    Yoga
    Medicines
    Pregnancy counseling
    Local massages-head ,leg, pain areas etc
    Relaxation therapies-sheerodhara etc
    LEG MASSAGE SPECIAL AYURVEDA OIL-

    Oil massage done for both the legs.
    In pregnancy specifically there is leg pain due to overweight.
    Such massage helps relieve the pain and improve circulation thoughout the body.
    Some ladies also develop vericose veins.
    Leg massage also helps relieve the pain due to vericosity
    Duration 30 mins.
    HEAD MASSAGE SPECIAL AYURVEDA OIL-
    Head massage done with specific ayurveda oils for 30 mins.
    Relaxes mind and body.
    Duration-30 mins
    FOOT MASSAGE SPECIAL AYURVEDA OIL

    Massage on both feet done with ayurvedic oils which provide nourishment and strengthen the feet.
    Duration-30 mins
    BACK MASSAGE SPECIAL AYURVEDA OIL-
    Back, neck and shoulder massage done with specific ayurveda oils to provide strength to the muscles which get strained during pregnancy.
    For working ladies with neck pain this is an ideal massage
    Duration 30 mins-1500
    FACIAL -

    To avoid dryness and increase circulation of the face
    Proper step wise facial is done with ayurveda herbal powders, honey, and oil.
    45 mins
    2.POST PREGNANCY-SOOTIKA PARICHARYA

    The main focus is to calm the dosha which aggravate during pregnancy and delivery.
    Also taking care of sleep deprivation and fatigue that comes from feeding and nourishing a newborn
    Laxity in muscles which is generated during the process of delivery.
    Life style changes
    Dietary changes-month wise dietary changes
    Yoga and meditation
    Medicines
    counseling
    massages
    Relaxation therapies-sheerodhara etc
    MASSAGES-

    Oil massage done for forty-two days after delivery.
    By calming vata and nourishing the mothers body and mind, you enable her enjoy her motherhood.
    45 mins duration
    HERBAL WATER BATH-

    Special decoction made for women to bath after massage.
    DIET AND LIFESTYLE:

    Will be advised according to the body changes post delivery
    Helps in coming back to normalcy
    Helps improve lactation
    Helps improve muscle tone which gets disturbed during pregnancy

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