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The Nutrients Found in Your Placenta

January 10, 2022  |  nutrients, placenta

As your baby grows inside you, so too does an organ known as the placenta.  

The placenta acts as a transport system for delivering oxygen and other vital nutrients from mama to her growing baby.  

Anywhere from five to thirty minutes after your baby is born, your placenta will follow. The delivery of the placenta is called the third stage of labor.  

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Placental Pitocin

Did you know that pitocin is often given during the third stage of labor?  Are you familiar with the third stage of labor?

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Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta consumption offers many benefits to the postpartum mama. Below, I am detailing out some of the many benefits that can be gained from placenta encapsulation.

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What is Placenta Encapsulation?

There’s two ways to have your placenta encapsulated. If you want to experience the raw consumption, but don’t think you can handle the texture, you can have them put in capsules. The other way is to have the placenta steamed before being encapsulated.

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Stages of Labor

Labor is made of up of 4 stages.  Follow this guide so you can now what to expect.

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