Birth/Postpartum Doula and Placenta Encapsulation Services
Kara utilizes the raw method of placenta encapsulation in order to preserve delicate beneficial hormones and nutrients. She has completed OSHA’s bloodborne pathogen training and sterilizes dedicated equipment and surfaces before and after each encapsulation. Kara will pick up the placenta within 24 hours of giving birth and will return the capsules within 24-36 hours. An umbilical cord keepsake and detailed instructions are included with the placenta pills.
Recognized Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation
-Less dramatic hormonal shift during the postpartum period
-Supports milk supply
-Replaces vital nutrients lost during birth, including iron
-Assists with energy levels after birth
Placenta Encapsulation - $200 - Includes pickup, encapsulation, and drop off of finished product
Placenta Tincture - $40
Placenta Print - $20
If you are planning to give birth in a hospital, a small cooler will be necessary in order to keep your placenta cold. The cooler will be returned to you along with your capsules. Please speak to your provider about policies regarding removal of placentas from their medical facility before your birth to ensure a smooth process.
Disclaimer: The statements contained on this web site have not been evaluated by the FDA and should not be construed as medical advice. The information on this site is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes
Photo credits to Elizabeth Ferguson of http://elizabethfergusonphotography.com and Jillian Schlacter of www.motherbabybirthservices.com