Our question for this episode is: “What is a lotus birth? And can I still use the placenta and do placenta encapsulation even if I do a lotus birth?”
The placenta is such a beautiful organ. I realize that many would disagree and most would even cringe at just the mention of the word. But really, why should something that gave and sustained life be viewed as anything but miraculous and beautiful? Typically placentas are discarding immediately after birth. They’re considered medical waste […]
I’m still working on the summary of PlacentaCon 2016, with a highlight reel, so watch for that next. However, I did want to tell you that the videotaped sessions are now online and anyone can watch them! Check out the videos, and then JOIN US next year!
PlacentaCon 2016 is nearly upon us – March 26, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. We have a terrific lineup of speakers, presenting information on a variety of topics: Maryn Taylor and Maria Pokluda, of Dallas Ft. Worth Placentas, will be giving a presentation on running a placenta-based business. Sara Harkness from Sacred Postpartum will be […]
Do you love photos of placentas? I certainly do! Monet Moutrie, a birth photographer in Colorado, published a series of 12 placenta photos on the Huffington Post blog. These are The Placenta Blog’s Favorite Five: Gorgeous!
At Happy Yess in Darwin, Austalia an art exhibit called Your Body, My Body is honoring the placenta. Mother, Megan Robertson, and a friend took photographs of her boys’ placentas for the exhibit in the conceptual style of Marcel Duchamp. “It just made a lot of sense when the boys were born to give [the placenta] some […]