Ayurvedic treatment for Post-pregnancy care

Post-pregnancy care

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Post-pregnancy care

POST-PREGNANCY CARE AYURVEDIC TREATMENT

Ayurveda can play a significant role in post-pregnancy care through a combination of corrective Ahar (diet), Vihar (exercise) and Aushadhi (Medicines) regime.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Increase intake of foods that include sesame seeds, dry nuts, fenugreek seeds/leaves, garlic, drumsticks, cumin & carom seeds to increase milk supply for breastfeeding.
  • Have fresh cow’s milk as the first meal of the day to help enhance the quality of the breastfeeding milk.
  • Consume and cook vegetables such as beans, squash, carrots, beets, green leafy vegetables and zucchini in ghee.
  • Lentils, cereals and whole grains can be seasoned with cumin and whole spices and served hot.
  • Avoid cabbage, potatoes and cauliflower during the first three weeks.
  • Avoid leftover foods.

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Do’s (Pathya) and Don’t’s (Apathya) include

Do’s

  1. Bathe/shower with warm water
  2. Drink boiled water
  3. Regularly practise yogasanas and pranayama

 

Don’t’s

  1. Sexual intercourse should be avoided.
  2. Avoid activities that may lead to physical stress, mental stress and anger.
  3.  Avoid cold water, cold wind and cold drinks/foods.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of womens-health and/or post-pregnancy care without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for womens-health and/or post-pregnancy care, you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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