Ayurveda Mama

A Comprehensive Guide to Preparing for Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum

By Dhyana Masla

- Paperback
Shambhala Publications
Pages: 368
Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781645471196

The first pregnancy book with an Ayurvedic approach to conscious conception, pregnancy, labor + birth, and postpartum. This robust guide includes more than 50 traditional practices, recipes, and remedies.

Ayurveda, India’s ancient and holistic system of health, offers timeless wisdom on the sacred process of bringing life into this world. Ayurveda Mama offers ways to prepare your body, mind, and life before conception, and guidance on how to nourish yourself (and your little one) throughout pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. Dhyana includes tips on diet, lifestyle, herbs, and oils so that you experience vibrancy and vitality.
You will:

  • Learn traditional Ayurvedic rituals for conscious conception
  • Feel prepared for your unique birthing experience
  • Be equipped with Ayurvedic techniques to invoke auspiciousness, balance, and ease for labor and birth
  • Have the tools needed to assure that your Sacred Window, or postpartum period, is one of the most profound, restorative, and memorable experiences of your life
  • Feel assured that you are deeply nourished and cared for so that you can care for your little one
  • Includes over 50 supportive traditional practices, recipes for optimal health, instructions for creating your own nontoxic home products, and elixirs to treat common ailments