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Placenta

Posted by on Dec. 9, 2010 at 10:40 PM
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Anyone else planning on encapsulating, or(yuck) eating it?(just can't wrap my mind around that one, even though pills are the same thing)


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notjstanothrmom
by on Dec. 10, 2010 at 8:32 AM

I am thinking about it, but I have no history of PPD and I don't have the supplies or money to pay for someone to do it for me. :/


pixiefunk
by Member on Dec. 10, 2010 at 9:05 AM

Its about $250 for an encapsulat specialist, but supplis it's only about $100 w/ buying a dehydrator.

peanuts2804
by on Dec. 10, 2010 at 11:58 AM

This is something I def cant do, heads ups to all woman who have the courage to eat something there own body has made.

notjstanothrmom
by on Dec. 10, 2010 at 12:16 PM

I posted a tutorial with information that another CafeMom member wrote about placenta encapsulation and other resources.

pepots29
by on Dec. 10, 2010 at 5:34 PM

I could not do it. In nursing school out of all the things I saw, the only thing that made me almost throw up was a placenta.

Robin:)

peanuts2804
by on Dec. 10, 2010 at 8:38 PM


Quoting pepots29:

I could not do it. In nursing school out of all the things I saw, the only thing that made me almost throw up was a placenta.

Robin:)


OMG same thing here I was warned by the midwife that the placenta smells different to everybody for me it smelled like a fish market with nothing but rotten fish it was horrible I almost passed out

pixiefunk
by Member on Dec. 10, 2010 at 11:24 PM

I´ve only smelled my own. (and not consciously) so maybe that has something to do with it.(But I did not eat the first one, it is actually wrapped in a chux pad still in my freezer chest, we forget that is there.)

CrnchyMamaCraig
by on Dec. 11, 2010 at 9:21 AM

I'm encapsulating mine after this baby. I've had ppd (after both mine)AND low milk supply (after DD) so I feel like it's pretty necessary for me. I've had to be on domperidone with DD and I would rather just encapsulate my placenta and try that rather than take drugs if my supply IS low this next time. I'm still nursing DD and it's hard cos I'm off the dom now because I don't want to take it while I'm pregnant and she's killing me trying to get more milk out that's just not there :( it's sad cos she gets mad and all.

pixiefunk
by Member on Dec. 11, 2010 at 8:10 PM

This is almost exactly where I am. Only mine wasn't low in the beginning then BOOM, gone. I came off Dom too. I hope to make it to our goal of 2 years but it doesn't loojk like it is going to happen.

I also figure if I freeze the pills then I can take them if that BOOM happens again.

Quoting CrnchyMamaCraig:

I'm encapsulating mine after this baby. I've had ppd (after both mine)AND low milk supply (after DD) so I feel like it's pretty necessary for me. I've had to be on domperidone with DD and I would rather just encapsulate my placenta and try that rather than take drugs if my supply IS low this next time. I'm still nursing DD and it's hard cos I'm off the dom now because I don't want to take it while I'm pregnant and she's killing me trying to get more milk out that's just not there :( it's sad cos she gets mad and all.


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CrnchyMamaCraig
by on Dec. 11, 2010 at 9:28 PM

UG It's so frustrating and sad. I actually JUST got off the dom like..maybe 4 days ago? I was only taking like 2-3 pills a day though once I found out. I decided to quit because I became afraid it might hurt the baby,..even in small doses. It's sad for DD though :( I wanted to AT LEAST get to 18 months. I am going to continue to nurse but I'm not sure if she'll continue if she's not really getting any milk. I guess we'll see!

Quoting pixiefunk:

This is almost exactly where I am. Only mine wasn't low in the beginning then BOOM, gone. I came off Dom too. I hope to make it to our goal of 2 years but it doesn't loojk like it is going to happen.

I also figure if I freeze the pills then I can take them if that BOOM happens again.

Quoting CrnchyMamaCraig:

I'm encapsulating mine after this baby. I've had ppd (after both mine)AND low milk supply (after DD) so I feel like it's pretty necessary for me. I've had to be on domperidone with DD and I would rather just encapsulate my placenta and try that rather than take drugs if my supply IS low this next time. I'm still nursing DD and it's hard cos I'm off the dom now because I don't want to take it while I'm pregnant and she's killing me trying to get more milk out that's just not there :( it's sad cos she gets mad and all.



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