"Look down at your navel. There is undoubtedly a small depression or scar left by the detachment of your umbilical cord, right at the center of your body. This is a permanent mark, a souvenir reminder of your placenta, which was crucial to your development as an embryo and fetus.”  Robin Lim

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Benefits of placenta capsules :

· Ward off postpartum depression
· Increase milk supply
· Replenish depleted iron
· Increase energy level

· Balance hormones
· Reduce post-natal bleeding time
· Speed recovery time

Medical research shows that your placenta is extremely 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. Experts agree that the placenta retains such important hormones, and thus reintroducing those hormones back into your system after birth balances major fluctuations.

Placenta capsules also help your baby (and you down the road) by:

· Building a strong immune system for baby if breastfeeding
· Calming any type of trauma or life transition
· Helping with weaning
· Regulating hormones during menopause for the mama (when kept in the freezer)

This stuff sounds pretty powerful right?

Let me go into a little more detail for you...

Is your placenta in your birth plan?

Hormones and the Placenta

The placenta is an endocrine organ, meaning it is a hormone producing organ.  The placenta begins producing hormones at 6-8 weeks gestation to help sustain pregnancy.  These hormonal levels continually increase during pregnancy, and by the third trimester there are 3 times the normal level of hormones in an expectant mother’s system.  By 4-5 days postpartum, these hormone levels will drop to below normal.  This is a huge fluctuation going from 3 times the normal level to below normal hormonal level, and this is where the healing properties of the placenta come into play.

Hormones, Vitamins, and Minerals are found in the placenta:

• Prolactin: promotes lactation
• Oxytocin: for pain and bonding; also known as the “love” hormone
• Interferon: stimulates the immune system to protect against infection
• Thyroid Stimulating Hormone: boosts energy and helps recover from stressful events
• Cortisone: combats stress and unlocks stores of energy
• Hemoglobin: replenishes iron deficiency and anemia
• Gammaglobulin: immune booster that helps protect against postpartum infections
• Urokinase Inhibiting Factor & Factor XIII: stops bleeding and enhances wound healing

These are just a few of the powerful healing hormones that the placenta produces, so doesn’t it make sense to safely welcome these hormones back into your system as well as your baby’s through your breast milk?

I am the very proud mama of two beautiful kiddos and I fell in love with placenta capsules once I took them myself with my second child! I can tell you from my own personal experience of not taking them postpartum with one baby and then taking them with the next that it makes a world of difference throughout your postpartum recovery. Taking placenta capsules will help pave the way for you to have the most successful postpartum journey a mama could ask for, and naturally too!

Plus, your new beautiful baby will get all those awesome benefits as well!

Education & Certifications:

Placenta Encapsulation Specialist trained through PBI

BA- Communication