Navajata Shishu Paricharya (Care of the newborn) is described by both ayurvedic and modern texts in detail. In ancient texts, acharyas
gave prime importance to care of newborn (Navajata Shishu Paricharya) which starts from birth to full stability of newborn. Various
procedures were advised in the management of newborn child by acharyas with a few differences in opinion regarding the sequences
of those procedures. The modern Paediatrics also describes resuscitation and care of newborn in the discipline of Neonatology
alongwith the diseases of the neonate. In ayurveda, Pranapartayagamana, Snana, Mukha vishodhna, Pichudharna, Garbhodaka
vamana, Nala chedana, Jatakarma, Raksha karma are the procedures involved in the resuscitation of the newborn.