Tradition and holistic medical customs suggest a number of potential advantages from ingesting the placenta. Each placenta is different and each person has different needs, therefore the benefits are likely to be different for each individual person. We have heard everything, from increased energy and milk supply to radiant skin and hair. The important thing to remember is that the placenta is not a highly-regulated drug—it is nutrition. Like most things you ingest, there are chemical compounds, minerals, vitamins, and even hormones that will have an effect on your body.
189 women over age 18 responded to a 21 question survey conducted in 2010 by the University of Las Vegas Anthropology Department. Of those surveyed, the most commonly reported benefits of placentophagy were–
Of the most commonly reported negative effects–
A link between decreased maternal exhaustion and high-quality sleep was found connected to mothers who ingested their placenta.(Selander)
There is no guarantee you will have the same results, these are simply reported benefits by other moms who have chosen Placenta encapsulation:
and so much more...
B12: Helps your body to use fats and carbohydrates for energy and to make new protein.
B6: Helps support adrenal function (adrenal glands are what produce hormones); helps to calm and maintain a healthy nervous system; helps to speed up metabolism by acting as a coenzyme in the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins; helps your body to produce antibodies.
Human Placental Lactogen (HPL) This hormone has lactogenic and growth-promoting properties; it promotes mammary gland growth in preparation for lactation in the birthing person also regulates maternal glucose, protein, and fat levels.
CORTISONE: Reduces inflammation and swelling promotes healing.
PROSTAGLANDINS: regulates contractions in the uterus after birth; helps the uterus return to its pre-pregnancy size.
HEMOGLOBIN: The oxygen-carrying molecule provides a boost in energy.
IMMUNOGLOBULIN G (IgG): Antibody molecules that support the immune system.
Regulates the thyroid gland; boosts energy & regulates metabolism.
Promotes the breakdown of stored fats, sending them to the baby and helping you return to your pre-baby jeans quicker.
Aids in digestion, hormone balance, cell repair, and nutrient utilization.
Promotes lactation; increases milk supply and enhances the mothering instinct.
Decreases pain and increases bonding in mother and infant; counteracts the production of stress hormones such as Cortisol; greatly reduces postpartum bleeding; enhances the breastfeeding let-down reflex.
Contributes to mammary gland development in preparation for lactation, stabilizes postpartum mood, regulates post-birth uterine cramping.
Stimulates the production of your body’s natural opioids. Including endorphins, reduces pain and increases well-being.
Regulation of CRH helps to prevent depression. Which is understandably common after delivery.
Replenishes maternal iron stores to combat anemia; increases energy; decreases fatigue and depression
Placenta encapsulation has so many wonderful benefits. Below is a list of Nutrients that can be found in your placenta. If you are unsure if this is the right choice for you please feel free to reach out.
Helps to treat some types of anemia. Helps your body to use fat and carbohydrates for energy and to make new protein.
Improves adrenal function which is what produced hormones. It helps to keep you calm and maintain a healthy nervous system, speeds up metabolism by acting as a coenzyme in the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Also helps your body to produce antibodies, which antibodies help your immune system. WIN-WIN!
Protects against toxins such as air pollution and helps damaged skin cells to recover.
Iron is the substance in red blood cells that carries oxygen from your lungs to transport it throughout your entire body. Without healthy red blood cells, your body can’t get enough oxygen and can lead to fatigue.
Small secreted proteins are released by cells in the body. They have a specific effect on the interactions and communications between cells. They help in the making of new cells to heal and replace damaged cells and tissue.
Help to repair the damage done to the body caused by childbirth. In turn, it will help you to heal and recover quicker.
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