Breastfeeding

Baby Ayurveda care Mother and baby in a room

Dhaatri – a long lost breastfeeding practice?

Child-care during the first 12 months is a herculean task. More so if the mother is unable to spend ample time with her little baby. These moments often demanded the need for special assistance. Interestingly, early physicians believed in spreading motherly love to children by means of another mother-figure called Dhaatri. Dhaatri or a wet-nurse […]