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January 19th, 2013, 09:27 AM
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Did you, or are you planing to do anything special with your placenta? Make prints? Plant it under a tree? ...Consume it in some way?

I have been looking into having mine encapsulated this time. I thought about it last time but never did, and wished I had later after having such bad PPD. I'm just not sure how to go about it - pay to have it professionally done (looks like the going rate in my area is $200-$250! ) or save the money and do it ourselves - which I'm just concerned might be challenging to deal with in those first few days pp...

Here are some links I've found on the subject -


Mama Birth: Step-by-step Photographic Guide to Raw Placenta Encapsulation

The Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation for Postpartum Healing | Passionate Homemaking (This link includes several other websites to help locate a professional)

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