Postnatal depression and placenta capsules – nature’s remedy?

New Mom

Written by one of our specialists – Victoria Webb. Placenta Specialists are always citing the benefits of consuming your placenta, as fed back by 1000s women from across the world. One of those side effects is the reduction in incidences of baby blues and postnatal depression. But how do we know that this is true? … Read more

Life after birth: Caring for yourself once your baby has arrived

New Baby

Written by PRN Member Olivia Crocker Giving birth is such a significant event in our life, and it’s only right that we give it much thought, attention and planning. Something often overlooked that deserves equal consideration is our post-partum period; what happens in those weeks after we’ve given birth? How can we nourish and care … Read more

Can my placenta be encapsulated?

poppies

Written by one of our specialists – Victoria Webb. When your health or birth doesn’t go to plan….. Consuming your placenta is thought by us here at PRN to be one of the best ways to replenish your stores of some of the nutrients lost through childbirth and also to support your body to heal. … Read more

What is the difference between raw (simple) and steamed (TCM) placenta encapsulation?

Herbal Tea

Written by one of our specialists – Victoria Webb. As a placenta remedies specialist I am often asked, “what is the difference between the two methods of preparation?” and “Should I choose raw or steamed placenta capsules?” Below we will look at the two remedies to help you decide. Steamed (Traditional Chinese Method TCM) The … Read more

New mums looking great!

Remember that post about the power of anecdotal evidence for placenta capsules? Well we love love LOVE hearing from brand new mums about how they’re getting on with their placenta capsules, especially when those around them are noticing too! When PRN member Amy Luder heard from a new mum she’d made capsules for with her … Read more

Placenta Remedies Network at Doula UK Conference

Placenta Remedies Network is proud to announce they will be exhibiting at the fifth annual Doula UK Conference in Manchester (UK) on Saturday 25th March 2017 which will coincide with both World Doula Week and Doula UK’s sweet sixteenth birthday! The theme this year is ‘Revolutionaries and Visionaries – Changing the World, One Family at … Read more

Placenta Encapsulation and PND in Juno Magazine

The Early Spring issue of JUNO is OUT NOW, featuring an article by Donna Taylor on how placenta encapsulation helped her with post-natal depression. Donna has been so inspired by her own experience with placenta encapsulation that she’s enlisted to train with IPEN in the art of placenta preparations and will be offering her services … Read more

Evidence? What evidence?

by Sally Cropper Only too often, the concept of placenta remedies boosting a new mum’s postnatal recovery can be met with hesitation. There’s little or no scientific evidence of the benefits; there’s a distinct absence of any clinical trials – we hear it all the time, but why? Think about it. Scientific trials are expensive … Read more

Press Release: Why Channel 4’s ‘Be Your Own Doctor’ got it wrong about placenta pills

by Lynnea Shrief IPEN Certified placenta specialist Laura Jones graces us with her placenta wisdom on Channel 4’s ‘Be Your Own Doctor’, (aired Monday, 24 October at 8:30pm) a program that looks at natural and alternative health remedies and treatments which they say are internet fads and have no research to back them up. So they put them to … Read more

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