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Darcilouroo 07-31-2013 03:09 PM

Encapsulate placenta??
 
I have a midwife that I will be working with, to have her encapsulate my placenta. Has anyone ever done this? Any input is appreciated!

stephyjmu05 07-31-2013 03:58 PM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
have you joined our facebook group? they might be able to help

Darcilouroo 07-31-2013 06:24 PM

Great idea! I just did this afternoon! Thanks :) but if any one here has any input is love to hear :)

*LizziesLoops* 08-05-2013 11:26 PM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
I had it done with my son's placenta. My MW did a great job with it! She added some herbs as well. I haven't taken it as much as I probably should have (He's 16 months old and I still have half the pills LOL) I mostly took it when I was feeling the baby blues a couple months after he was born. It seemed to help a lot those days. I need to ask her about taking it now that I'm prego. I don't know if it's okay or not. I probably will just plant the placenta with a tree sapling this time around. I just don't use the pills enough for it to be worth it. If you're consistent with taking the pills though, I think you would find more benefits and like having it. There are lots of websites with pros/cons/benefits/etc. if you search for them.

Lisbet 09-23-2013 08:10 AM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
We didn't encapsulate, but I did take smoothies with frozen placenta for the first week.

kt~mommy 10-12-2013 04:39 PM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
I'm doing it this time! Really wish I had known about it for my ds

AlisonDarling 10-17-2013 01:24 PM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
I'd love to take my placenta this time around. Due to a rushed hospital transfer after my HB I wasn't able to properly save the placenta in order to use it for sanitary consumption. (It went in a freezer bag and I buried it under a tree for DS much later on.)

I'm weighing my options and deciding whether to go the smoothie route, which would be great because, hey, free! ....or encapsulate or have a tincture made.
I'm curious to hear what you other mamas who have done this before have to say as well! :thumbsup:

ladyb0ss 11-11-2013 02:26 PM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
I haven't done it for my previous births, but am definitely encapsulating this time. Also, will be doing the smoothies, a smoothie after birth, then cutting another 6 pieces to put into the ice cube tray to last me the rest of the week and doing 2 tinctures :) these last a lifetime, and can be used for mama and baby.. I seem to have plenty of pain in my joints, so I know the tincture is a good tylenol substitute.

kutieska 12-29-2013 04:45 PM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
I didnt with my first but i am this time around :)

SweetPea14 12-29-2013 08:55 PM

Re: Encapsulate placenta??
 
I haven't ever done it before but will this time (due in Jan). My reasons for doing it include increased milk production, help with postpartum depression, and help with healing after birth.

Cyndi


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