Placentophagy - The End of a Trend

04/01/2017 01:07 pm ET
Such perfect detail! Many thanks to Barbara Davis from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.birthfortworth.com/fort-worth-plac
Such perfect detail! Many thanks to Barbara Davis from Fort Worth Doulas Associates for submitting this amazing photo!

April Fools!

What was once considered a practice only relevant to “crunchy” mothers, is now becoming the norm with mothers across the spectrum. Placentophagy, the act of mammals eating the placentas of their babies after childbirth, isn’t going away. So lean back, sip your coffee and check out some pretty amazing photos of placentas!

Does the sound of taking a bite of your raw placenta send shivers down your spine? Well have no fear because placenta professionals all over the world will dehydrate, grind, and encapsulate your placenta so it feels no different than taking a vitamin.

One of the cool things about having your placenta encapsulated is the presentation so many <a rel="nofollow" href="https://ww
Eimile Hannes - Doulas of the Mid-Atlantic
One of the cool things about having your placenta encapsulated is the presentation so many placenta professionals have mastered. Did you ever think you’d be excited about how pretty your placenta looked?

What about a smoothie or gummy flowers?

Emma Saukulak from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thewombwithin" target="_blank">The Womb Within</a> prepar
Emma Saukulak from The Womb Within prepared these smoothies and gummies for a client!

A Tincture?

Sarah Artel who owns <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/wisewomaninformed" target="_blank">W.I.S.E.</a> with a
Sarah Artel who owns W.I.S.E. with a placenta salve, placenta tincture, prints, and cord art!

They make pretty amazing art! The fetal side of the placenta is smooth and looks like a beautiful tree. The tree of life to be exact.

Beautiful prints by Barbara Davis of<a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.birthfortworth.com/fort-worth-placenta-encapsulation/
Beautiful prints by Barbara Davis of Fort Worth Doula Associates!
Beautiful placenta prints by <a rel="nofollow" href="http://thealbanydoula.net/" target="_blank">Albany Doula and Placenta En
Christine Neely Pignato
Beautiful placenta prints by Albany Doula and Placenta Encapsulation.
The attention to detail in this print by Dezerrae Houk of <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/OhDarlingBirth" ta
The attention to detail in this print by Dezerrae Houk of Oh, Darling Birth Services takes my breath away. What talent!

And maybe even after you read everything people have to say about the benefits of Placentophagy you still simply aren’t down for consuming your placenta or hanging a print of it in the dining room.

You always have the option of having beautiful jewelry out of it and passing it down to your child when they have their own!

Beautiful keepsake jewelry by Emma Saukulak from <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.facebook.com/thewombwithin" target="_bla
Beautiful keepsake jewelry by Emma Saukulak from The Womb Within!

If you’re in the area of any of these fabulous placenta professionals who contributed photos, give them a call for more information!

Boston Placenta has a great blog to learn more about the benefits of Placentophagy if you’d like to learn more!

And if you’re interested in learning more about placenta encapsulation come on over to The Birth Workers Academy to learn more!

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