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28/Feb/2022

Ancient Wisdom Of Ayurveda For A Healthy Progeny

Our precursors accepted that the making of life was an impression of the heavenly perspective inside us. As an expecting mother, it is vital to pay regard to each perspective that could impact the wellbeing and advancement of a healthy progeny.

Pregnancy is a wonderful period of a lady’s life and during this period they not just need care from their family they additionally need to keep themselves unadulterated from inside, so the child is sound as the mother’s state of mind and wellbeing ponders the developing child.

At Jeevaniyam, we practice the following Ayurvedic tips which is useful for having a healthy progeny:

Practice Grabha Sanskar

In Sanskrit, Garbha means the womb and sanskar means educating the mind. Thus, Garbha sanskar means educating the mind of the fetus growing in the mother’s womb. Ayurveda believes a child’s mental and behavioral development starts as the mother conceives. The child’s personality begins to take shape in the womb, and this is influenced by the mother’s state of mind during pregnancy.

Follow Sattvic

There is a lot of emotional support and physical care that you needed during pregnancy. Ayurveda says that you should follow the sattvic lifestyle that is not to harbour negative emotions like sorrow, anger, grief, doubt and fear as this would affect the growing baby. Always stay happy by exposing yourself to a happy environment surrounded by happy people and cheerful things.

Abhyanga
Begin your day with a full-body self-massage. Apply warm sesame oil with an open palm using long strokes along the long bones and circular strokes on the joints. Massage the abdomen gently. Massaging of the nipples is recommended after the 4th month. After abhyanga, take a warm water bath. It helps to open the channel of circulation.

 

Balance your Vata Dosha
Ayurveda says that during pregnancy one should always balance their Vata Dosha. This can be best done by consuming a diet of fresh, plant-based, whole or sprouted grains as well as non-processed foods. During pregnancy, one should always have warm and freshly cooked foods with healthy oils like olive oil, ghee, and coconut oil. To-be-mothers should also avoid eating leftovers as much as possible. Food during pregnancy · Apart from a balanced vegetarian diet,  iron, and calcium are most important for a  pregnant woman.  She should consume milk and fresh juices of sweet seasonal fruits · Calcium can be ingested through dry dates and ladoos  · For iron and folic acid,  eat black raisins,  figs,  saffron, spinach, pomegranate and apples. Food should  be  enriched  with  all  six  types  of  tastes (sweet, pungent, sour, bitter, spicy and astringent)

 


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