What benefits does Placenta Encapsulation have?

Consuming your placenta postpartum in a pill form has been shown to decrease the effects of the hormone changes that can sometimes lead to PPD (Postpartum Depression). It can also help with your milk supply and give you greater energy for healing. I use the TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) technique. I steam the placenta with Ginger, lemon and hot pepper, then dehydrate the placenta. Once dried, I pulverize the placenta and encapsulate it.

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Jessica Christenson
What does doula support look like after the contract is signed?

There are at least 2 prenatal visits. The first visit will go over how you see your birth going, and the second will be practicing labor/birth positions and other pain-management techniques. There is a two-visit minimum, but if more time together is needed, more visits can happen.

I will go on-call two weeks before your due date and can be contacted at any time.

I attend your birth, then offer two postpartum visits.

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Jessica Christenson