For A Safe Pregnancy And Healthy Baby


Dharma Shastra prescribes various measures for a safe pregnancy and the health of the mother and the child.

For the wife

  • Avoid bumpy roads, adventure, exhausting movements, jerky movements, boat rides, carrying heavy objects, and pressure on the stomach.
  • Avoid grief, stress, and worries
  • Avoid excessive work.
  • Do not sleep during the day.
  • Do not stay awake at night.
  • After Pumsavanam ceremony avoid- physical relationships, pungent and strong drugs, and spices
  • After the fifth month, do not take part in religious rituals.
  • Do not eat during twilight.
  • Do not go near anthills, ash heap, bones, skulls, bathe in deep water, stay in empty rooms, draw on the ground with nails, ash, or charcoal.
  • Avoid yawning and stretching of the body.
  • Keep the hair always tied.
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Do not quarrel, laugh much, or utter inauspicious words.
  • Keep the feet dry
  • Serve the elders, give alms, and be concerned about the well-being of the husband.
  • Always be peaceful and cheerful.

For the husband

  • Fulfill wife's all reasonable desires and demands.
  • Avoid long-distance travel, bathing in the sea, and hair cut after the third month.
  • Do not carry a corpse during cremation.
  • After the seventh month, avoid pilgrimages.

Author

Ramaswamy Sastry and Vighnesh Ghanapaathi

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