What are the Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation?

By |January 17th, 2015|

Placenta Encapsulation is the method of preserving and preparing the placenta for consumption. The placenta is preserved through dehydration, then ground to a powder and put into capsules for easy and convenient use by the mother. This method provides a simple way to supplement the newly postpartum body with some of the hormones that […]

Corticotropin Releasing Hormone and the Postpartum Woman

By |November 28th, 2014|

Corticotrophin-releasing hormone is originally produced by the hypothalamus and controls the function of the pituitary-adrenal axis in response to stress by triggering the secretion of the stress hormone cortisol.1 CRH is also expressed abundantly by the human placenta and is present in high concentrations in maternal and fetal plasma during late pregnancy.2 After birth, […]

Fighting Iron Deficiency and Postpartum Depression with Your Placenta!

By |August 20th, 2014|

Whether you choose to blend your placenta into smoothies or preserve it for easy and convenient use by choosing Placenta Encapsulation, placentophagy can help restore low iron level after birth.
 

During the postpartum period new mother’s often experience fatigue as they adjust to their new role. This fatigue coupled with iron deficiency will greatly increase […]