.....The Wellness Retreat
Ancient Indian medicine (Ayurveda) has recognized the need for the mental, spiritual and physical preparation of the mother-to-be for the momentous event of childbirth
If the mother is not in a state of mental stability and calmness, even if they are physically fit, she cannot give birth to a healthy child. This mental calmness and stability ("Sathwa Guna") of mind is closely related to ones food habits and many other factors.
The foetus has a right to receive positive and enriching feedback from their Mother, The main requirement to transmit 'good values' is to establish communication with the baby in the womb.
Thoughts and feelings of the parents affect the baby thus Ayurveda prescribe a particular daily practice for the pregnant woman. Along with the prescription for diet, Yoga and routine body care .
The change in lifestyle has created numerous problems of infertility and more over result in pregnancy related complications. These can be avoided if proper care is taken from an early stage.
A normal healthy delivery ultimately results in good post delivery lactation which again helps in healthy growth of the baby.
Another important aspect is the suitable post natal care, which unfortunately is not received by many women, resulting in premature aging, obesity and weakness.