Please note, Candice does not perform encapsulation but our doula colleague, Yvette Stevens, of Golden Ears Doula Co performs this service.
what is placenta encapsulation?
Encapsulation consists of steaming, dehydrating, and grinding the placenta, which is then placed into capsules for the mother to ingest. In many cultures, it is said to have many benefits which support and aid the mother's postpartum healing.
benefits of placenta encapsulation.
Reduces postpartum bleeding
Increases oxytocin which assists the uterus in returning to its pre-pregnancy state.
Increases milk production
Decreases stress, by increasing stress-reducing hormones
Restores Iron levels in the blood
Decreases postpartum baby blues
Rich source of Iron and other hormones