Thursday 22 March 2018

The healing power of after-birth encapsulation

Arlene Harris

RESEARCH has shown that consuming the placenta can:

* Increase milk production

* Slow or stop postpartum haemorrhaging. (Stem cells and growth factors in the placenta play a key role in healing the wound left inside the uterus after the birth by the separation of the placenta from the uterine wall)

* Reduce the chances of suffering from 'baby blues,' or postpartum depression

* Replenish nutrients lost during birth such as iron and B6

* Replenish hormones such as oxytocin and CRH (our stress-reducing hormone)

* Increase energy levels

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