Plus Size Pregnancy

Navigating Plus Size Pregnancy When you’re plus size and pregnant, your experience in becoming a parent may look and feel very different than others who aren’t living in a bigger body. As a fat mom of five, I’ve been there, done that and learned along the way.  Below are three unique aspects of plus size … Read more

Overflowing breastmilk & Setting up the Network

Placenta remedies

In Part II to coincide with the retirement of the founder of Placenta Remedies Network, Sally shares a story of how the benefits of a placenta remedy could not be ignored, the purpose of setting up the Placenta Remedies Network and why now is the right time for her to retire.

The Early Days of Placenta Remedies for Network Founder Sally Cropper

Sally Cropper of DoulaCare, Founder of Placenta Remedies Network

The last ten years in the UK have seen a dramatic change in perception of placenta remedies. This is due, in no small part to the pioneering work of the Placenta Remedies Network and its Founder, Sally Cropper.

Placenta Remedies after my First Born

Hannah and her placenta smoothie, Placenta Remedies Network blog

One of our London Placenta Remedies Specialists, Maggie of A la carte doula introduces her daughter, Hannah’s birth story, which shows how important it is for the mum to feel nurtured after birth. “This is the story of my daughter’s journey from motherhood to placentophagy and, since then, on to becoming a lovely Doula who I … Read more

Eva’s Birth Story

Eva and baby - Eva's Birth Story on PRN Images by Claire Saye Birth Photography. www.clairesayebirthphotography.co.uk

Motivated by the difficulties her sister faced post pregnancy, Eva was determined to make her post pregnancy the best she could. Living next door to a Placenta Remedies Specialist, Eva had her solution within arm’s reach. And we think it might be the fastest placenta remedies delivery service on record (we’ve got no stats to back up this claim).

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Evidence-based benefits to consuming placenta

Placenta laboratory

We are so delighted to share a positive scientific review by German Physician Sophia Johnson. The placenta remedies industry operates in a field that has to crowdfund scientific evidence-based research to prove what is already accepted through our own experience and the feedback we receive from mothers about the benefits of placenta remedies.

Placenta laboratory

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Spoken Word from the Creole Birthkeeper

We’re delighted to be sharing this spoken word by our Placenta Remedies Specialist Rhia Mandela, the Creole Birthkeeper. The piece is called “I am Just Jumping On It cos It’s Fashionable” and it’s a poem she wrote about being of mixed heritage in an increasingly identity-based political climate. Rhia covers areas in London and Greater … Read more

Lupus and having a baby – my birth story

Lupus and my Birth Story

“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 disease that occurs when the … 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

Can vegans and vegetarians consume their placenta?

Can Vegans and Vegetarians Eat Placenta

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 consume the animals’ bodies. The … Read more

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