The placenta has always been a source of healing and modern birthing woman are seeing it in a whole new light.
While the ingestion of one’s own placenta may seem like something out of a horror movie, the following description may leave you feeling differently!
Imagine arriving home from the hospital with your baby in one arm and a neatly packed cooler with your placenta in the other. Okay, maybe it still seems weird, keep reading!
Within a couple of hours, there is a knock on the door. It is your Postpartum Placenta Specialist from Tennessee Family Doulas. You welcome them in.
Your specialist congratulates you and asks how everyone is doing. The specialist finds their way to your kitchen and asks if you would like to learn about the process.
Your specialist treats your home and your placenta with the utmost respect and covers the work area as the specialist explores the placenta and teaches you about its function and anatomy.
With our own sterilized equipment, your specialist prepares the placenta for steaming. While it steams, the specialist chats with you about how things are going in your new transition into parenthood. Those topics may include parenting philosophies, breastfeeding, pediatricians, vaccines, etc. You realize you have a true birth, baby and placenta expert in your home and you are relieved knowing that this person is now a friend.
Your specialist prepares the placenta to dehydrate and carefully cleans up before saying good-bye.
The very next day your specialist returns and you are excited that your expert is back! Your specialist crushes and encapsulates the dried placenta and speaks with you about the benefits of its consumption and your usage of the capsules.
BENEFITS OF PLACENTA INGESTION
Potential benefits include:
- Increase in milk production
- Decrease in your risk for Postpartum Mood Disorders
- Decrease in Healing time
- Increase in energy levels and mood
Knowing that you can depend on your postpartum placenta encapsulation specialist when you have questions is comforting to you and Tennessee Family Doulas is honored to support you with this service as you navigate the postpartum period with your newborn.
For more information regarding placenta encapsulation services, please contact us. We will email you a contract, and once we have received it back with payment, we will give you further instructions so that we are all ready to go once you deliver.
If you are seeking a birth or postpartum experience that is totally focused on the physical, educational and emotional needs of you, your partner and your sweet new baby, contact Tennessee Family Doulas today.
Tanya Grabbe, Doula / 615-944-9390