Mississippi has changed the classification of placenta, freeing hospitals to release placentas to mothers upon request. The Mississippi Department of Health has removed the classification of placenta as “medical waste”, a designation that led hospitals to refuse to release placentas to parents, or force them to get a court order to take the placenta […]
When I coined the phrase “placenta encapsulation” back in 2005, I was just looking for something to call the process with which I had fallen in love. Over the next year, as more and more women learned about placenta encapsulation and wanted me to prepare their placentas for them, I had to come up with […]
Two questions I get asked most often: 1) “The placenta is a filter, so aren’t you just ingesting all those toxins?” 2) “Even if the placenta does contain good things, you’re just destroying them with the processing.” I am very pleased to report that the answer to both of those questions is “NO”. The latest […]
Ariel Vickery has been serving mothers in Kansas City since 2011. She is dedicated to helping mothers have a peaceful postpartum (which is why she named her business Postpartum Peace). After being featured in the Kansas City Star in an article entitled Placenta pill power: Encapsulation is catching on in Kansas City, Ariel was interviewed […]
This interview was conducted on 5/11/15 for an upcoming broadcast. The questions were written by the interviewer, the responses are mine. ~ Jodi Selander Director, Placenta Benefits LTD What happens on the provider’s end – how do you prepare the placenta for ingestion? In the process that I have adapted from Traditional Chinese Medicine, the […]
Now seeking participants in a placebo vs. placenta research study out of UNLV.