Third stage of labour and placenta remedies
Once a mum has decided to have placenta encapsulation so that she and her baby can benefit from all its healing and nourishing properties, there are questions that naturally arise about the birth. One of these questions is around the third stage of labour.
Delayed Cord Clamping
Traditionally, the umbilical cord between a mother’s placenta and her baby was clamped immediately after birth (usually within ten seconds of delivery) because delay was thought to cause jaundice. However, studies in the last decade or so have shown that delaying by just a few minutes can have real benefits for the baby.
What is a good Birth Plan?
In its simplest form, a birth plan is a way for you to communicate your ideal birthing scenario with your birthing team, be it midwives, doctors or even your loved ones. It can tell them what you want to happen, and what you want to avoid. Read our Blog today to learn more.
I'm having a Caesarean, can I still have my placenta encapsulated?
You can still have Placenta Encapsulation, even if you are having a caesarean section. In fact you should consider placenta remedies to help you recover faster. Learn more now by visiting the Placenta Practice.
Placenta benefits – the evidence?
Little scientific research exists to prove the benefits of placenta capsules, pills and placenta remedies. However, my anecdotal evidence disproves this theory. Click here to find out more today.
Is placenta encapsulation just a placebo?
If you’ve been considering whether to have placenta encapsulation, and have read about the amazing placenta benefits many women say they've experienced, you might have wondered: “But is it just a placebo effect?” Read our blog and find out more today.