Modi Ministry Prescription to a Pregnant Woman for Healthy Child


Say no to  meat, no to sex , void bad company, have spiritual thoughts and hang some good beautiful pictures in your room to have a healthy baby. For pregnant women,  this is ministry of Ayush’s prescription, in India , where near around 26 million babies are born each year.

This perception put forward by the government and funded by  Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy.  Naturopathy  website describes yoga and as  old and good Indian traditional systems of health care having the history of centuries. The booklet called Mother and Child Care contains recommendation about babies. The book  was released by ministry of state for Ayush Shripad Naik in the run up to International Day for Yoga on 21st June.

The booklet describe how Pregnant women have to  Stay away  from anger, desire, attachment, lust and hatred. Avoid bad company during pregnancy, be with good people in peaceful and stable conditions only, Hang some beautiful pictures in the bedroom, which will affect the child.

Last month, a jamnagar based Garbh Vigyan Anusandhan Kendra made news for charging couples to conceive the best progeny through purification also known as shuddhikaran having sex on auspicious days and abstinence after conception.

Senior gynaecologist and obstetrician Dr Malavika Sabharwal with Jeewan Mala Hospital and Nova Specialty Hospitals of the Apollo Healthcare Group said, ”  Anaemia and Protein deficiency malnutrition are health concerns for pregnant women and meats are a great source of both protein and iron, which is absorbed better from animal sources than plant sources.”

 if the pregnancy is normal than there is no need for abstinence for sex as the baby is protected by the amniotic fluid and the uterus muscles in the mother womb.

Dr Suneeta Mittal, director of the obstetrics and gynaecology at Fortis , Gurgaon,” it is advised  to have caution during the first three months when the placenta is low lying and where there is a miscarriage risk in case of complicated pregnancies.

Some studies show that the mother’s  anxiety stress and depression may affect the development of baby in the womb.  Therefore the Pregnant women need to be happy and instead of being prescriptive about what they should think,  we must urge them to do things by doing which they enjoy and strongly and their families should also play a supportive role during pregnancy. “