Is encapsulating your placenta good for you?

The CDC says that placenta encapsulation should be avoided. Consuming placenta pills has the potential to pose serious health risks to you and your baby. But there’s no good evidence to back up the supposed benefits — and consuming placenta pills can pose real risks to you and your baby.

How do I become a certified placenta encapsulation specialist?

Placenta Encapsulation Specialist Certification Requirements

  1. Attend a BBPE training.
  2. Read through the BBPE course book.
  3. Complete Biologix Bloodborne Pathogens course and exam for placenta encapsulators and send a copy to Birth Beautifully.
  4. Complete your state’s Food Safety course and send a copy to Birth Beautifully.

Is placenta encapsulation a placebo?

Human placentophagy in the form of placenta encapsulation is a growing trend worldwide. Until now, the evidence for the practice among humans has been largely anecdotal and has not been well studied.

Is sheep placenta safe to consume?

Registered placenta products are safe if consumed within the specified recommended doses. Does the Ministry encourage such a practice? Health supplement products are evaluated based on their safe use and quality of the product. Sheep placenta products have to be hormone free.

Do you need a license to encapsulate placenta?

No. You are considered trained and capable of offering either postpartum doula or placenta encapsulation services. In order to acheive certification status you need to complete additional requirements that show your experience, knowledge and skill. Certification is not mandatory.

What is a certified placenta specialist?

A Brilliant Birth Academy trained Placenta Encapsulator is a healing birth professional who prepares the placenta into potent therapeutic remedies to nourish newborn mothers during the critical postpartum period.

Should I eat my placenta?

While some claim that placentophagy can prevent postpartum depression; reduce postpartum bleeding; improve mood, energy and milk supply; and provide important micronutrients, such as iron, there’s no evidence that eating the placenta provides health benefits. Placentophagy can be harmful to you and your baby.

Why to consider placenta encapsulation?

Why consider Placenta Encapsulation? The placenta may be mom’s gateway to wellness postpartum as it contains high levels of various vitamins, such as B6, which may help curb postpartum depression. Consuming the placenta may give mom back all those nutrients she was providing for her unborn baby.

What are the benefits of placenta encapsulation?

The benefits of placenta encapsulation appear to be numerous and include: Restoration of iron levels in the blood. Increase in milk production. Increased energy. Increased release of the hormone oxytocin, which helps the uterus return to normal size and encourages bonding with the infant.

Is placenta encapsulation a sin?

So, by being in tune with God and listening to His will, if He makes it clear placenta encapsulation is not part of His will for your life, then by all means, you should listen. But to view placenta consumption as a blanket sin for everyone is where I draw the line. There are some who feel it is a sin because placenta consumption is cannibalism.

Can my placenta be encapsulated?

How To Encapsulate Your Placenta First, take the placenta out of its storage container. Cut the cord and amniotic sac off and set aside. Rinse the placenta under cool water until most of the blood is gone.