All that planning for that big day when baby arrives makes it easy to forget about the challenging days and months after birth. Although you can never be completely prepared for the new challenges that motherhood brings, there are many things that you can arrange in advance that increase your chance of success - one of these being placenta encapsulation.
The placenta is an organ that surrounds your baby in the womb. It allows the exchange of blood, nutrients and waste with the mother. The placenta is thought to be incredibly nutrient rich, high in iron, protein, vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B6 and of course, your own natural hormones making it perfectly made for you, by you. The placenta retains hormones and by reintroducing them to your system you may ease hormonal fluctuations.
Placenta capsules may aid in postpartum recovery by:
Our Placenta Encapsulation Package includes 2 placenta prints (as shown in the photo above), a cord keepsake and approximately 80 - 150 placenta pills (each placenta varies in size).
Along side our Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula services, we feel that placenta encapsulation compliments our offering nicely. If you are interested in booking this service with us, please click here to learn more.