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
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
Beautiful poem on the precious placenta written by Jessica Smart, Independent Midwife Sussex.
My journey into placenta encapsulation stems from my own personal experience. I fell pregnant with my eldest daughter in 2011, and suffered a horrible pregnancy with her due to hyperemesis (extreme morning sickness) as well as developing a heart condition. I thought about placenta encapsulation then, but at the time I couldn’t find anyone nearby and … Read more
Ground-breaking scientific research on placenta remedies has been underway for almost a year now and is progressing really well. This research explores the complexities of the placenta rather than focusing on one or two elements of it, making it especially meaningful. Read all about it and keep updated with lab notes as they progress at … Read more
“Women spend week after week reading about how big their baby is now; what part is growing and developing; can he hear me yet; can she feel me when I push against her? You may just catch a note at week 4 that the placenta is starting to form and maybe a little note in … Read more
By PRN Specialist Carly Lewis. “I work with women who encapsulate their placenta after the birth of their baby. I love my job and wanted to share eight of the best reasons why: I get to chat to pregnant women nearly every day! I offer phone support through pregnancy, any questions with regards to choosing … Read more
We’re really excited to be launching Placenta Remedies Network after many months of chatting through ideas, agreeing formats and ultimately designing a website. Placenta Remedies Network members are a grass-roots collective of midwives, doulas and other birth professionals whose passion is to support women in their postnatal recovery by using their own placenta. PRN is … Read more