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Stop Hemorrhage Naturally

July 11th, 2013

One of the biggest causes of maternal mortality is postpartum hemorrhage. Interestingly, animals very rarely hemorrhage after giving birth. Are you wondering what the difference is between human birth and other mammalian births? Using the placenta! Animals innately consume their placenta after they give birth making postpartum hemorrhage a rare occurrence.
Nature equips us [...]

Laree Lindburg had an enjoyable and healthy pregnancy, but the hormonal crash following the birth left her feeling terrible.  Her postpartum experience was difficult due to rheumatoid arthritis, which seemed to flare up during her postpartum recovery, making her achy and sick.  When Laree discovered she was pregnant again, she was immediately attracted to the [...]

Mendy Thijssen, a PBi-Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist serving Mountain View, CA, was recently interviewed by KTXL TV in Sacramento.  On the segment, Mendy discusses the process and benefits of placenta encapsulation.  Mendy even explains the biological significance behind why placenta encapsulation is so effective for a postpartum mother’s recovery.

Mendy works with expecting and postpartum mothers [...]

Jereka Hunt, PBi-Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist and owner of Wombmart, based in Charlotte, NC, recently received a client testimonial that we felt deserved to be spread far and wide.  If you know an expecting mother who is on the fence about whether placenta encapsulation is for her, share this story.  This testimonial is the perfect [...]

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead
A new mother should be enjoying the precious moments following birth. A new mother should be taking in the sweet smells of her new baby, bonding, and, most importantly, [...]

Ever since January Jones has spoken up about her decision to ingest her placenta, it seems articles about placenta encapsulation have been surfacing everywhere.  Everyone wants to know the answer to the same question, Why? People want to understand what would cause someone to do such a thing.  Is it a craze or is there [...]

A couple of days ago, there was a negative blog post in the New York Times regarding placenta encapsulation, entitled “I Regret Eating My Placenta”. The post was written by Nancy Redd, author of “Body Drama” and “Diet Drama”. She’d had her placenta encapsulated and was unhappy with her experience.
The author states that she [...]

Placenta has a theme song?

March 14th, 2012

Thanks to Taming Flamingoes, it does!
I met the author way back at the Gentle Birth World Expo in 2007, my first booth for Placenta Benefits ever. That was quite an experience - doulas and midwives were enthusiastic; pregnant mamas would take one look and move to the opposite side of the aisle, turning their [...]

Just came across this great article, Delayed Cord Clamping Explained!(Video) written by Christie Haskell, which includes a video of Penny Simkin explaining the physiological benefits of delayed cord clamping- very cool little video.  I have wanted to blog about delayed cord clamping for awhile, it is the first opportunity to honor [...]

Lisa Kestler has a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy with a focus in adult and neonatal intensive care and labor and delivery. She began to study and believe in a more natural approach to medicine and the body’s ability to heal itself while working in the hospital setting. Lisa’s motherhood [...]

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