A postpartum capsule prepared just
for you by our in-home Placenta Specialist.
Many moms today are choosing Placenta Encapsulation (PE) for its potential health benefits, and as a special way of honoring the incredible journey of pregnancy and childbirth.
Whether you choose PE for its intended benefits or simply as a way to honor this once-in-a-lifetime experience, our priority is to provide you with this service while upholding the HIGHEST standards of professionalism and safety in the industry.
Our Postpartum Placenta Specialists are the most experienced and professionally trained encapsulators in the area. They use the strictest sanitation guidelines and protocols to always keep your safety as the top priority.
*Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation May Include:
- Replenish depleted iron levels after childbirth
- Balance postpartum hormones & lessen the "baby blues"
- Promote healthy milk production
- Decrease the chance of suffering from postpartum depression
- Increase energy levels
- Promote better sleep
- Reduce postnatal bleeding
*Benefits of ingesting your placenta have not been evaluated by the FDA.
quality and ASSURANCE
Our PE Specialist are trained by the highest quality certifying organization of it's kind: ProDoula International. At High Country Doulas we follow World Health Organization guidelines as well as require that all of our specialist have blood borne pathogen training to assure that your placenta and the entire encapsulation process is the safest possible for you and the Postpartum Placenta Specialist.
Safety and professionalism are our highest priorities when it comes to your postpartum experience. That's why we prepare your placenta in the safest location possible; your home.
All of the equipment and supplies used while processing your placenta are one-time use packaged or have been sanitized using our rigorous multi-step sanitizing process.
And we NEVER prepare using a raw prep technique. HERE'S WHY.
Why "In-Home" Encapsulation Matters
Having your placenta encapsulated in your own home ensures that no possible outside contamination is possible from another person's home environment. It also guarantees that no mix-ups or cross-contaminations can occur between your placenta and another client's (sadly yes, this can happen when placentas are prepared outside of your own environment).
Also, because our Placenta Specialist are dually trained as Postpartum Doulas, you get the added benefit of spending time with our specialist in your home to discuss new babyhood, postpartum challenges, new babyhood, PE benifits, and detailed instructions on how to use your postpartum supplement.
HOW IT WORKS
When you book with our Placenta Specialist, you'll receive detailed, step-by-step instructions on what to expect. A storage cooler and safe transport kit will be provided for you to bring to the hospital to transport your placenta home. Your specialist will come to your home when notified to prepare your postpartum supplement in the comfort and safety of your own home.
The preparation itself involves steaming and dehydrating your placenta with a lovely aromatic blend of spices and herbs. Your placenta is then ground into a powder and distributed into roughly 125-150 capsules to be consumed throughout your early postpartum period.
Detailed usage guidelines are provided and you have 24/7 access to your specialist if any questions or concenrs should arise.
High Country Doulas guarantees that your placenta encapsulation is much more than receiving a box of pills.
We ensure an exceptional experience that contributes to a calmer, happier, and healthier postpartum period for your entire family.
Placenta Services Begin at $295
- The hospital transportation kit and storage instructions
- Jar of capsules (roughly 100 pills total)
- Detailed usage instruction booklet
- Ongoing access to your Postpartum Placenta Specialist
- Two in-home visits with your dually trained Postpartum Placenta Specialist/Postpartum Doula while they prepare your placenta in the comfort of your own home. A great time to chat about baby, breastfeeding, and the encapsulation process!
Additional Services Include:
- Placenta Tincture $35
- Placenta Salve $40
- Placenta Print $40
- Cord Keepsake - Complimentary
"We were really intrigued to see the process of placenta encapsulation and our doula was so knowledgeable and passionate about the work she was doing. I'll admit I was a little nervous about "eating" my placenta at first, but after talking with Lis (our Postpartum Placenta Specialist) and seeing the passion she brought to handling and caring for my placenta, I began to realize the sacredness that is embedded in the work she is doing.
I tend to be an anxious person and have had trouble handling my emotions in the past, but have felt calm and stable during these first two weeks postpartum. I like to think that much of this has to do with the extra support from my placenta pills!"
-Ashley (first-time mom)