"My friends and family thought I was nuts, but consuming my placenta after Atlanta Family Doulas encapsulated it definitely contributed to an easier postpartum experience for me!" ~J. Fields
Placenta consumption may sound off putting at first and for that reason, we invite you to open your mind, learn about the benefits and our process, and then decide if it's right for you.
For centuries the benefits of the placenta have been utilized for healing and restoring. In fact, because the placenta passes nutrients and oxygen to the fetus, it is recognized as a powerful nutrition source. This magical organ that grows within us exclusively during pregnancy has incredible potential to assist us during postpartum recovery.
The preparation begins with first, honoring this precious organ by caring for it with the highest safety and sanitary standards in mind.
The placenta is prepped and steamed.
Finely sliced and dehydrated.
Crushed into powder form.
Placed into gel capsules.
Bottled for safe keeping.
This process happens exclusively in the safety of your own home. Our expert will bring all of the necessary (sanitized) equipment and supplies with them so that you don't have to do anything to prepare! They will come for approximately two hours, two days in a row. When the process is complete, you will have a clean kitchen and completely personalized postpartum supplement to aid in your recovery.
Of course you can also expect the added benefit that your certified postpartum placenta specialist is an expert in postpartum recovery and newborn care! So dial into that expertise during the two days your specialist is in your home!
We would love to support you by preparing your placenta for your consumption. We welcome your questions and concerns as you determine whether or not placenta encapsulation is a food choice for you!
Ingesting your placenta has shown the following benefits:
Increase production of breastmilk
A reduction in postpartum bleeding
Higher energy levels
Less postpartum fatigue
Heightened postpartum mood
Decrease in postpartum sadness or "blues"