Ayurvedic Treatment for Pediatrics builds the strong foundation for the growth and development of the child. Children’s are the tomorrow’s future so it’s very important to boost their health physically mentally and psychologically, for the well-being and growth of child.
What is Pediatrics in Ayurveda?
Online Consultation for Pediatrics in Ayurvedic is called as Bala Roga or Kaumarbhritya, an important branch that deals with neonatal care, infant feeding, diet, Nutrition, immunization, diseases and disorders related to children. Kaumarabhritya is one of the most important Branch of Ayurveda dealing with both preventive and curative aspect of the child starting from their birth till maturity.
Ayurveda for healthy baby:
Ayurveda develops the physical and mental development of the baby in the womb of the mother by bheeja sanskara, preparing parents by administering shodhana for healthy progeny, which prevents genetic disorder, birth defects and many conditions. GarbhaSanskar helps to build emotional bond between mother and child, builds the emotional strength of the baby through mother and teaches the good values.
Ayurveda for children:
Ayurveda is a preventive approach for the well-being of the child development both physically and mentally. Ayurveda is the way of living life that starts at the home from everyone’s mother’s kitchen. Kitchen herbs and spices like turmeric, pepper, jeera, ajwain, pippali, garam masalas. Usage of these kitchen ingredients in the daily diet boost the immunity of the kid especially with the home-made grandma’s recipe. Ayurveda starts to boost immunity with this basic herbs and spices which prevents many cold viruses.
Every child is having dominant dosha, so it is very important to follow Dinacharya, to balance the tridoshas, to develop agni in kids. Breastfeeding is important for health of both mother and baby after delivery. Babies should always have to be feed only by mother’s milk till six months, after six-month along with semisolid, solids included slowly.
Abhyanga (oil massage) for Baby daily till one year is very important, after one-year alternate day of body massage is very important, after two year twice or thrice in a week abhyanga or daily oil massage can be done to the child.
Abhyanga Helps to build physical strength, blood circulation, relaxes muscle, for proper digestion, good sleep, healthy skin. So abhyanga with coconut oil, or sesame Oil or any medicated Ayurvedic oil can be used for abhyanga of the child.
Swarnaprashana is the Ayurveda method of immunisation helps to boost the immunity power of the child. Swarnaprashana is prepared with, purified Swarnabhasma and Ayurveda medicines administered to the child every month on the day of Pushya Nakshatra, it can be administered from birth to 16 years of age, the dose is given according to the age.
Swarnaprashana helps to fight against many diseases by improving the immunity, improves digestive power, reduces the frequency of falling sick, improves physical and mental strength.
Ayurveda advice for children overall Health
As per Ayurveda, agni (digestive fire) plays very important role for metabolism, proper digestion, tridoshas in balanced state. So, it’s important to concentrate on the diet that is ahara and daily activities that is vihara. To have a fixed routine for a child that is at proper time sleep and proper time wake up daily to get a sufficient amount of rest.
After three years of age kids can start daily intake of fresh Amalaki. So, one can give home-made Amalaki candy. All the six rasas (sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, salt, astringent) should be the part of the diet for daily intake. Intake of rasayanas builds the immunity. Build children mental strength with good moral support, good stories and good environment. Avoid screen time while having food.
Yoga for children
Yoga is very important for the development of the growing child to cope up with the today’s lifestyle. Builds concentration, gives Strength to the muscles, bone, increases flexibility, treats constipation, improves memory, balances body and mind, also keeps the child calm, balanced and composed.
Child can start practicing simple asanas from the age of five
So, for the development of a child healthy food, healthy environment and as a parent’s healthy earth is also important for the future generation and to motivate them by planting more plants, medicinal herbs, saving soil as a role model for the well-being of all the children for tomorrow’s future.