Placenta Encapsulation

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Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta-Encapsulation-Claudette-Coughenour-ccmidwifeIngesting the placenta has numerous benefit. and can he done in different ways. Encapsulation enables you to enjoy those benefits for a long time. Even though the process of encapusaltion does deter some of the nutrients, you have the advantage of having easy pill of important minerals and vitamins and you can even take them with you. Each placenta’s hormonal and mineral make up is completely unique to the mother and cannot compare with any supplement or pill. Some of the benefits when taking encapsulated placenta are:

  • Increases energy
  • Helps return uterus to normal size
  • Increases mental clarity
  • Stabilizes hormones
  • May help prevent PPD
  • Increases breastmilk supply
  • Helps milk supply come sooner
  • Reduces postpartum bleeding duration
  • Better sleep aid


The standard dosage of pills is one or two capsules, three times daily the first 2 weeks postpartum, then decrease to one or two pills per day, as needed. This is for the raw foods method, capsules should not be ingested in the evening, it they could keep you from sleeping. With this method, you’ll take one capsule in the morning if you wake up feeling low enemy or blue, one more can be taken a few hours later if necessary.(2)

Encapsulation is not an exclusive method. The mother can still choose to first ingest a small piece raw (possibly in a Smoothie or a small piece under the tongue immediately after birth), reserve a part for a tincture – which can be saved for a longer an/or freeze small parts to add to Smoothics or other preparations over the days after birth would to be swallowed as is (since they are frozen, there is no smell orĀ  taste and you nearly have all the benefits of fresh placenta).

Placenta Encapsulation Providers

Claudette Coughenour: 707-529-0754 (See my placenta encapsulation certificate HERE)
Seana Berglund: 707-291-0989
Dana Fox: 707-961-9688
Laura Nichols: 707-350-0236