A Magical Birth in Hawaii and Eating Raw Placenta

Waterfall in Hawaii, My homebirth and eating raw placenta

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 … Read more

A life-affirming gift from a Doula to a Single Mum

A Life Affirming Gift, Placenta Remedies Network blog

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 … Read more

The proof of the pudding, or in this case, the placenta..

Caroline Spear Becoming A Placenta Specialist

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 pregnancy. I wasn’t too sure about … Read more

The birth of a placenta specialist

Becoming Placenta Remedies Specialist

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

Yes, I ate my placenta by Janine Pegg

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 nearing the end of my massage … Read more

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

Can my placenta be encapsulated?

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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

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

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