What is Placenta Encapsulation?
Placenta Encapsulation is a process where the placenta is properly prepared after birth and converted into vitamin capsules that can be taken internally to reap a multitude of benefits postpartum.
** Always make sure you use a certified professional for encapsulation.
Humans are the only mammals on earth that do not regularly ingest the placenta after giving birth and it is an absolute shame!!! The placenta is rich with Vitamins and minerals that you just cannot get anywhere else and that your body NEEDS after undergoing the birthing process!
"Giving…placenta to a new mother following birth has become standard protocol among a growing number of midwives in the United States.
By nourishing the blood and fluids, endocrine glands and organs, Placenta will …reduce or stop postpartum bleeding, speed up recovery, boost energy and relieve postpartum blues.” (Homes, Peter. 1993. Jade Remedies, Snow Lotus Press, 352.)
The placenta also helps with milk production and boosts the nutrient content in your breast milk!
Additional reasons to encapsulate
Prevents the “baby blues”
Replenishes iron from blood loss at birth and prevents post birth anemia.
Gives stable flow of oxytocin long after the “baby high” ends
Provides HPL hormone which establishes an early and healthy supply of milk
Stabilizing ever changing hormones post birth
Replenishes B vitamins and energy that were used during labor and birth process
Protects against infection and bleeding due to retained placenta tissue or membranes.
Offers natural pain relief from labor and birth of baby.