ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: ROLE OF AYURVEDA IN PRECONCEPTION CARE: A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
Author: Sonali Ganguly *
Abstract: In recent years, there has been an increased focus on preconception care to promote the health of prospective parents and their progenies. The fast-changing and modernized lifestyle have brought in a host of diseases which causes infertility, recurrent abortions, congenital anomalies etc. Ayurveda gives great importance to the preparation of both partners before conception, both physically and mentally. It also ensures in improvement and promotion of maternal and fetal outcomes, thereby reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality rates. The study's rationale is to throw light on preconception care through Ayurveda and hence create awareness about the Ayurvedic way of life in preventing various lifestyle disorders and promoting reproductive health in both partners.
Keyword: Preconception care, Ayurveda, health, lifestyle disorders.