The practice of consuming one's placenta has been around for a long time, especially within the world of eastern medicine. But recently, as you may have noticed, it's finally finding it's place in the western mainstream, too - and for good reason. Discover the benefits with Gentle Beginnings Birth.
Because we have seen the positive impact it can have on postpartum recovery, we knew it was an important service to offer our clients.
Placenta encapsulation has been anecdotally linked to a better postpartum experience, and some of its purported benefits include increased energy, decreased mood swings, lower occurrence of baby blues and other PMADs, increased milk production, and shortened healing time. The placenta will be prepared according to your prefered method, either Traditional Chinese Method or Raw, then encapsulated for consumption. Because every placenta is different, the capsule yield varies. For more information about preparation and capsule-yield, see our FAQ below.
Our professional placenta encapsulation service includes the following: