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