2013-10-18 13:21:19 - Ayurveda says that the choices made during the initial 42 days following delivery will influence a woman's wellness and ability to BE A CARING MOTHER and A FULFILLING LIFE PARTNER in the next 42 years.
In Ayurveda the oldest medical science in the world , SOOTHIKA refers to a woman, who has given birth to a baby. The woman is called Soothika only after the placenta is expelled during labour.
‘ASHTANGAHRIDYA’ the Ayurveda text written 5000 years ago, advises the use of herbs & oils extracted from plants , in caring for, the new mother during pregnancy and after delivery. The benefits of using these oils , in caring for the new mother , is evident from the fact that, these oils have been used by Indian women, from time immemorial.
In olden days, pregnant women used these oils, to remain stress free and to gain muscle strength to carry the fully developed foetus .
This care has also helped Indian women in regaining shape , strength , vigor and virility after pregnancy. ‘SHARIRA STHANA’, the texts in Ashtangahridya, dedicated to the topic of female wellness & reproductive system , says that the choices made during the initial 42 days following delivery will influence a woman's wellness and ability to BE A CARING MOTHER and A FULFILLING LIFE PARTNER in the next 42 years.
In Modern day, the maternal physiological needs during Postpartum are often ignored and more attention is given to the external beauty and baby’s needs. Many women feel ,it is a sign of accomplishment, to get back to ‘normal life’ as soon as possible. However this can lead to many health problems immediately, or in future.
Sothika pregnancy care follows the written texts of Ashtangahridya. The tried and tested properties of the various Soothika herbs and Soothika oils , provide a holistic care for the mother and the child .
SOOTHIKA is doing its level best to fuel this AYURVEDA PREGNANCY CARE MOVEMENT at a grass roots level . Families and societies , should take more responsibility to build healthier mothers, to give birth to healthy and strong babies. This will help strengthen the core of our entire society.