"I was fourteen when I was diagnosed with lupus (SLE) and was informed that should I want children in the future then I could face some hurdles as a result of the disease, becoming pregnant in the first instance, being one of them." Lupus can be described as a systemic autoimmune … [Read more...] about Lupus and having a baby – my birth story
Welcome to Louise Grainger from Good for Mumma, Placenta Remedies for the Mums and Mums-to-be of Manchester. Louise wanted to share her own experiences of making use of her placenta and we love the many ways she found to make use of it. … [Read more...] about The Surprising Ways I Used My Placenta by Louise Grainger
This week the fabulous Hannah shares her birth story of her second child, who was born at home in Hawaii with the support of a local midwife. "By the time we had decided to move to Hawaii I had already given birth to my son. At that time although I had thought a lot about it I had not ended up … [Read more...] about A Magical Birth in Hawaii and Eating Raw Placenta
Katie Hickey, the Balanced Doula's life-affirming gift - When I attended the doula UK conference, as a friend of Doula UK, in 2017 I was yet to decide who I was going to do my doula training course with. I wanted to get more of a feel for the doula community first and to see if it was for … [Read more...] about A life-affirming gift from a Doula to a Single Mum
Wyld Experiences have created a brand new pregnancy/mother retreat concept just a stone’s throw from London and we want to share details of this new venture with you. Their aim is to show the pleasurable side of pregnancy and birth so that women, their partners and babies can all have a positive … [Read more...] about News of a Wyld Pregnancy Retreat near London in May
In short, yes. I have had many vegan and vegetarian clients and this alone convinces me that vegans can eat their own placenta. After all, a vegan would know what they can and cannot eat, right? Generally, and simplistically, vegetarians and vegans are against killing animals so that they can … [Read more...] about Can vegans and vegetarians consume their placenta?
Caroline Spear shares her journey to becoming a Placenta Remedy Specialist I love placentas! I have always been fascinated by them, and the rituals different peoples have for them. As a Homeopath, I started to make tinctures for clients who had had a history of depression, especially related to … [Read more...] about The proof of the pudding, or in this case, the placenta..
Sarah Cossey shares how she became a Placenta Remedy Specialist On a cold November morning almost five years ago, I sat on a staircase with a three-year-old girl on my lap. As her mum's doula, I explained gently to her what was happening as her baby sister was birthed in the hallway with her mum … [Read more...] about The birth of a placenta specialist
Mum and blogger Janine of The Pegglet Mama writes... “Ew that sounds absolutely dreadful! Why, on Earth would anyone do that?!”, I think was the remark I blurted out when first hearing about placenta encapsulation and consumption. I was 25 weeks pregnant with my first-born (Sophie), and I was … [Read more...] about Yes, I ate my placenta by Janine Pegg