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Most mothers who consume their placentas postpartum do so  for the abounding benefits, physically and mentally, that it provides.

 

Placenta Encapsulation

  • Preventing and lessening the risk of postpartum depression or "baby blues"

  • Replenishing your iron from blood loss during birth and to prevent post-birth anemia

  • Sending you a consistent flow of oxytocin long after your birth euphoria ends

Benefits

  • Providing the HPL hormone to help establish early and healthy milk supply to stabilize your ever-changing hormones post-birth

  • To replenish your B vitamins and energy that were consumed during the labor and birthing process

 

Offer natural pain relief from the labor and birth of the baby

More Information

  • Iron-  The postpartum placenta  is rich in iron.  It is estimated that up to 50% of US citizens have some form of low iron or anemia. Replenishing so much blood, rich in iron, after birth is a large task to take on.  Having low iron often results in lower hormone levels, fatigue, lack of concentration and depressive symptoms.
     

  • Hormone Stabilization- Hormonal fluctuations researched with PPD have shown that the placenta contains hormones that assist in treating and preventing this disorder.  During the pregnancy, the placenta produces stress-fighting hormones.  Once the placenta is no longer present, it can take months for the body and brain to level out the hormones.  During this time, the instability can cause depressive symptoms.  By ingesting the placenta after birth, the mother is reintroducing these vital hormones into her body, until her brain signals its own production and can level it out on its own.
     

  • Pain Relief- Research has shown that ingesting the placenta increases the effectiveness of opioids. The mother would need to take much less (if any) to reach the same desired pain management. The woman would experience less pharmacological side effects and better maternal responsiveness.
     

  • Lactation- In a study where women were given their placentas to consume, 86% reported increased milk production within 4 days. Research is still being done to completely narrow down exactly which hormones react with human milk supply to give it a boost.

 

Placenta Services:

Encapsulation: $200

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