How can new mothers have more energy?

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Six objections to placenta encapsulation

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Placenta encapsulation involves dehydrating and encapsulating the dried, ground placenta into capsules for the mother to consume during her postpartum. Over 4000 species of mammals consume their placenta straight after birth (even the herbivores!). More and more […]

Delayed Cord Clamping at Cesarean Birth

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]I was very impressed to see this healthy placenta with long white cord that showed me the baby had received it’s full blood volume (despite being born via cesarean). Usually cesarean born babies have their cord clamped […]

Placenta variations and what they look like

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Placenta’s are like snow flakes – each one completely unique! I’ve heard so many stories of women not even seeing their placenta after birth. All the attention is on their new baby (and rightly so!) but it […]

Placenta Variations

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]These water colour paintings were inspired by studies I did with APPA (Association of placenta preparation arts) as part of my continuing professional development. Feel free to share from my Facebook page or from my website (please […]

Wait! Don’t cut your baby’s cord too soon!

Preparing for birth involves knowing about the third stage of labour (birthing your placenta). At the time of birth, the placenta continues to function pumping blood to the baby (Enning 2007) but eventually the umbilical cord stops pulsing and the placenta will need to be birthed. In many Australian hospitals it is quite common for delivery of the […]