ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: INDUCTION OF LABOR BY AYURVEDA TREATMENT: A CASE SERIES
Article Category: Case Reports
Author: Gayathri Bhat NV *, Prafullatha Suru
Abstract: Uncomplicated pregnancy and uneventful labor process are the expectation of all pregnant ladies as well as of their family members. Hence the goal is to improve the quality care child birth through ayurvedic management by following Nava masa paricharya which includes yoni abhyanga, yoni pichu and anuvasana basti with madhuroushadhi dravya sadhita taila after completion of 37 weeks of gestation. The Objective of this is study the effect of Nava Masa Paricharya on onset of labor. Total 3 cases were taken for the trial. Age between 21-29 years two among them were primiparous and one subject multi parous with gestational age between 38 to 39 weeks visited the OPD of Prasuti and Stree Roga, Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, after per vaginal examination advised for admission and planned for yoni abhyanga and yoni pichu and basti with ksheerabala taila for a week. All the three subjects delivered vaginally without any complications to babies with average weight 3000 grams. Their postnatal period was uneventful. An ayurvedic formulation which is cost effective, easily available can be very well-made use for the induction of labor. In all these cases, no chemical drugs used to induce or augment the labor.
Keyword: Nava Masa Paricharya, Induction of labor, Sthanika Chikitsa