Placenta Encapsulation Services

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Placenta Encapsulation Services

Welcoming a new baby is a joyous occasion, but this exciting time of transition can be challenging. You are recovering from birth, caring for a fragile newborn, and finding a new balance while adjusting to changing rhythms. Our placenta encapsulation services can help facilitate a calmer, more peaceful, and restorative postpartum experience.

What Exactly Is Placenta Encapsulation?

Placenta Encapsulation is an amazing process that transforms your baby's placenta into capsules. You can take your placenta pills as a wellness supplement to facilitate postnatal healing.

How Does The Encapsulation Process Work?

Placenta encapsulation is a two-day process, that takes place in your home, and involves several steps. On the first day we inspect, clean, steam, and prepare your placenta for dehydration. The second day, we grind your placenta into a fine powder and place it into capsules. We give you your placenta pills, dosing instructions, and a cord keepsake.

Why Should I Choose Placenta Encapsulation?

Placenta has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to promote healing for over 1400 years, but modern mothers are just rediscovering this powerful remedy. During pregnancy, your placenta is responsible for hormone production, and after birth, it retains these vital hormones. It can take your body several weeks to adapt to this sudden shift, and you may be left feeling depleted. Placenta encapsulation reintroduces your own natural hormones, easing the transition from pregnancy to postpartum, providing balance and stability. Anecdotal evidence suggests placenta encapsulation helps:

    • Boost Energy
    • Support Lactation + Enhance Milk Supply
    • Replenish Iron, Minerals, + Vitamins
    • Mitigate Postpartum Bleeding
    • Provide Natural Pain Relief
    • Balance Hormones
    • Ease Or Decrease Occurrence Of 'Baby Blues'

Why Should I Choose The Nurturing Root?

So many families choose The Nurturing Root for placenta encapsulation because of our fantastic reputation, un-rivaled experience, and commitment to safety. The Nurturing Root has been providing professional placenta encapsulation services to families since 2011, helping over 675 mothers have their best postpartum recovery experience.

Why Is In-Home Placenta Encapsulation Best?

We follow rigorous safety standards and practice the strictest sanitation protocols. One policy that sets us apart, is that we always complete the entire encapsulation process, in our clients’ home. This is the absolute safest preparation method. You can rest assured knowing the placenta you are consuming is yours, and that it is not exposed to unfamiliar microbes, outside your home.

What Training Does The Nurturing Root Have?

We are proud of our extensive education and credentialing in placenta preparation! The Nurturing Root has trained with both Placenta Benefits and the Association of Placenta Preparation Arts. We hold a current Ohio food safety certificate, and have completed an OSHA compliant bloodborne pathogens training.

What Are Clients Saying About The Nurturing Root?

Our clients' experiences with placenta encapsulation are fantastic, and they report only overwhelmingly positive reviews about all of our exceptional services. We believe in absolute transparency in the encapsulation process.To learn more about why our clients, LOVE the support we provide, with our in-home placenta encapsulation services, please read this article!

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have about our philosophy, standards, and protocols.

Are you ready to have the best postpartum experience? Contact us today!

For more information, studies, and research regarding placentophagy please see the following links:

Human Placentophagy: A Survey of Self-Reported Motivations and Experiences Associated with Placenta Consumption

Maternal Iron Deficiency Anemia Affects Postpartum Emotions and Cognition

Baby Blues - postpartum depression attributed to low levels of corticotropin-releasing hormone after placenta is gone

Placentophagia: A Biohehavorial Enigma

Placenta For Healing

Placenta Encapsulation: Mother Nature’s Gift for Postpartum Wellness Placenta encapsulation cleveland

Placenta Tincture & Salve

In addition to your capsules, you may consider adding a tincture or salve. Both are great options for extended healing.

To make your tincture, placenta is added to high quality alcohol and is left to infuse for several weeks. You can then keep this remedy at room temperature, and use it during periods of transition, stress,
or during hormonal shifts, as necessary.

Our nourishing Mama’s Healing Salve, made with our herbaceous blend of plants, can help heal your skin ailments. Apply to surgical scars, scrapes, eczema, diaper rash, cradle cap, sunburn and dry skin.

Placenta Art Keepsakes

An umbilical cord keepsake is included with your placenta encapsulation service.  Your baby’s cord is dried, usually into a heart or star shape. This is a lovely momento for a baby book or memory box.

A placenta print is a beautiful way to honor this life-giving connection as art. Each print is as unique as the baby it nourished. We always use high quality, acid free paper.

We want you to have a healthy pregnancy, empowering birth experience, and gentle postpartum recovery. If you want to learn more about placenta encapsulation services, and reside in Cleveland or greater Northeast Ohio, please contact The Nurturing Root here!