Abstract : Parenthood is perhaps the most important responsibility that one can undertakes in his/ her life , yet many young couples become parents without much preparation. Ayurveda, the ancient science gives importance to swasthya rakshana and vikara prashamana by exploring various procedures like dinacharya, ritucharya, sadvrutta for maintaining the physical and mental health and preventing the disease. Acharyas were still ahead in the field of prasuti tantra. Wide range of references regarding preconceptional care, garbhini paricharya, masanumasika pathya, contraindications for garbhini, guidelines for the management of prasuta stree are available in brihatrayi and laghutrayi. This paper tries to incorporate the relevance of preconceptional care in our society.
Keyword : ideal progeny, preconception care, healthy society