How long have you been encapsulating placentas?
Are you certified?
What method do you use and why?
I prefer this method because there is nothing added to the placenta and it’s the least processed while still being safe. Recent research shows this method contains the most amount of progesterone which plays a very important role in postpartum health.
Since it’s not prepared like the standard raw method there is less “energy”, which decreases the chance of anxiety as a side effect. You can continue taking it if you have an infection, cold or fever, unlike the TCM.
Having said that, if you are interested in having your placenta steamed first that is an option. It will not be steamed with any herbs or aromatics.
What type of capsules do you use?
How many capsules will I get?
Where do you encapsulate?
Will you do it in my home?
Isn't it illegal and unsafe to prepare in your home?
There are no laws regarding placenta encapsulation and where it can be processed because as of now, placenta encapsulation is not regulated.
First and most importantly, the safest place for your encapsulation to be processed is the place where the person doing it is certified and follows food handling and OSHA bloodborne pathogen protocols.
I prepare in my home studio. It has been built with placenta encapsulation in mind. I, personally, feel like my studio is the safest place for me to prepare your encapsulation because I can keep an eye on the process.
How do I know I'm getting my placenta back?
The best answer I can give is, you just need to trust me. I’m highly trained, responsible and take my career seriously. I take precautions. I limit my client load to reduce the chances of having more than 2 placentas to process at a time. I use the “one in, one out” method. Which means if I have two placentas in a day one doesn’t get processed until the first is in the dehydrator. I have two prep/dehydrating stations. Stations are labeled with the client’s information and the contract stays at the station for added measure.
Can I encapsualte if I test positive for GBS?
To read more on this read my blog post here
Why not do it myself?
Placenta encapsulation providers are trained in the safety of placenta encapsulation and know if a placenta should or should not be processed. Other reasons you may want someone else to encapsulate for you are you need to buy the supplies and the odor during processing may bother some people.
I understand sometimes doing it yourself is your only option. If that is the case please do not use an oven to dehydrate. It is not safe. It can not properly dehydrate your placenta.
What if the hospital won't let me keep my placenta?
There are instances where the placenta has to go to pathology. If that happens, it’s safest to not encapsulate.
Have you used placenta encapsulation and what was your experience?
Why do you ask for a non-refundable deposit?
You can learn more about the Transportation Kit here.
What if I have my baby early or late?
Why is it so expensive? Some people charge much less.