Mother Nature has provided the bestow of reproduction to all living beings, enabling them to preserve their species. Human being, the most evolved creature is fully aware of the better progeny. This fact is not true for today only. As references available in our ancient texts clearly indicate towards its importance.
In ancient period medical study was not limited to only it's disease and treatment aspect. Allied branches were also given equal importance. It was the matter of curiosity for them to know about the mystery of reproduction, ultimately motivating them to explore the related secrets. Result of their efforts was presented well in ancient Ayurvedic texts. We could get sufficient references regarding the fetal development. The references of the subject which were scattered in the Ayurvedic texts are recapitulated and presented before the seeker's of Ayurveda, in the form of this book. Explanations of the subject in the light of modern scientific knowledge are being incorporated. Description of Teratogenecity is an extra feature of the book.