The first 6 weeks following birth can be especially challenging for a woman's overall health. The transition from carrying your baby, to caring for your baby can place additional demands on your physical and emotional well-being. To avoid feeling exhausted and overwhelmed, the Maharishi Ayurveda Mother-Baby program quickly addresses the needs of every new mother with treatments that naturally restore her sense of balance, strength and joy, all in the comfort and privacy of your home. 

One of the key principles of the Mother Baby program is that when you help a mother rejuvenate, when you mother the mother she can care for her newborn with joy and ease. The program is available in weekly segments from 1-6 weeks. Each day of the program includes:
  • rejuvenating ayurvedic massage for mother and baby
  • simple guidelines and routines for diet, rest, and activity all tailored specifically for the first 6 weeks following childbirth

  • Orientation meeting with your technician covering all aspects of your treatment from start to finish (daily treatment, dietary guidelines, food preparation, rest and activity guidelines and the logistics of the home visit)
  • Customized daily abhyanga (massage) with herbalized oils in the comfort and warmth of your own home
  • Herbal supplements to support recovery
  • Bed rest
  • Warm bath soak
  • Hands on instruction for baby abhyanga (massage)
  • Follow up
  • Easier lactation and more comfortable feeding
  • Provides deep profound rest
  • Increases vitality, strength and stamina during the day
  • Helps to guide your body back into its natural shape
  • Increases overall circulation, especially to nerve endings
  • Tones muscles, Calms nerves
  • Lubrication of the joints
  • Increases mental alertness, clearer thinking
  • Improves elimination of impurities from the body
  • Improves and strengthens all aspects of the digestion
  • Increases emotional stability
  • Eases post partum aches and discomfort

Mothers report after participating in the program that their babies are healthier, with less wind, colic and childhood illness. Overall they comment on how well their babies are thriving, settling down to sleep and interacting with their environment.
After participating in the program women report that they feel even better than before they became pregnant

Additionally, woman say how relaxing it is to be able to have treatment in the comfort of their own homes. They comment that they feel even better than before they became pregnant, are able to recover more quickly from the fatigue of pregnancy and delivery, and can devote more love and attention to their children. Read more...

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