GARBHINI PARICHARYA AND ITS SCIENTIFIC CORRELATION
Dr. Nishigandha Kubade*, Dr. Rohit Shelke and Dr. Bhagyashri Khot
Becoming mother is the most precious gift of god to the woman. Pregnancy and child birth are one of the most critical events in a woman‟s life cycle that needs special attention as fetal outcome depends upon maternal health. In the today‟s era, the medical world is really concerned about the increasing rate of congenital imperfection in the new born, these congenital defects are seen as minor, major, anatomical, physiological in nature. According to the Ayurvedic principles, Ayurveda is the life science in which there is description about diet and nutrition of mother and child care under the heading of “Masanumasik Garbhini Paricharya.” Good care during pregnancy is important for the health of mother and the development of the unborn baby (fetus). Garbhini paricharya refers to antenatal care which recommends ahar (specific dietary regimen), vihar (mode of life garbhini) and modification in psychological behaviour.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Masanumasik garbhini paricharya, Ahara, Vihar.
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