After Delivery Care Of Mother For First Three Months By Ayurveda

The first three months after delivery is very important for the mother. During this period, the expanded uterus shrinks back to normal position, ligaments, muscles and tendons associated with uterus start gaining back the lost power. Mother also recovers back the mental strength, which will be a bit low in the first week after delivery.
post partum mother care

First week after delivery: 

We have learnt in detail about care of mother in the first week after deliver.

Ayurvedic Post Natal Care – The First Week After Delivery 

Ayurvedic post natal care based on season and place

The following explanation is further to the first week care.

1. Oil massage and hot water bath – should be continued for next 2 to 3 months. Oils preferred are – Balaswagandhadi Taila, Ksheerabala taila or Bala taila. It helps to strengthen the lower back, hip area, bones, muscles and ligaments.

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2. Lumbar belt – 

Using an abdomen belt with moderate pressure at least for 4 – 5 hours a day helps to strengthen back, supports uterus and ligaments.

Rest – While mild walking is quite ok, rigorous work, heavy weight lifting is totally discouraged. It leaves the uterine muscles and tendons weak. Uterine prolapse during post mid life is linked to improper after delivery care of mother and rest.

Ayurvedic medicines: 

Ayurveda explains different Ayurvedic products based on the need of the mother. Here is a general bird view regarding a few basic Ayurvedic products. Consult your Ayurvedic doctor for suitable suggestion. Self medication will be dangerous.

As a general rule, Dashamoolarishtam is advised for initial couple of months. It helps to relieve pain and inflammation. It also boosts immunity and keeps most of the infections at bay.

Jeerakarishtam is advised especially for mothers during winter and rainy season. It helps to keep the body warm due to its hot nature. It also helps induce normal lactation.

Shatavari Gulam is usually advised to achieve overall hormonal balance. It also helps to improve lactation.

Balanta Kada – number 1 – 3 is often prescribed by a few doctors. Each one in successive months.

Note: All the products are not advised together. usually doctor chooses permutation and combination of medicines based on symptoms in the mother.

Dr JV Hebbar is an Ayurveda Doctor, Assistant Professor, From Mangalore, India. Click here to consult Dr Hebbar
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Comments

  1. nice blog and good work in the field of ayurveda dr hebbar.
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  2. Good information. If every female takes this treatment after delivery more than 70 % female common diseases may prevent.

  3. Sowmya Vijayakumar says:

    Can this lumbar belt be helpful in the situation for the person where the stool is generated (especially in the evening) but there is a lack of pressure to push it out rather than straining in the toilet leading to Piles?

    • Dr J V Hebbar MD(Ayu) says:

      It might not be useful as a pressure source for bowel evacuation. Including fiber rich diet ( bran, cauliflower, cabbage, berries, green leafy vegetables, Celery, squash, beans, mushroom oranges.) and having warm water frequently during the day should help in easing the bowels.

  4. Where exactly abdomen belt should tie?

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