Welcome to Placenta Essex

Thank you for visiting and your interest in placenta encapsulation and Placenta Essex.

The placenta is your bodies miracle organ, there to produce and supply essential nutrients and hormones to help your baby grow during pregnancy – placenta encapsulation allows your body to be restored naturally with the rich iron, amino acids and essential fats. Following the physical exertion of pregnancy, labour and birth they help to go on to assist with the body’s post natal repair, and the nourishment of your new baby.

We are fully trained in placenta remedies, Health & safety, Infection control and insured by BGI.uk         Placenta Essex has been inspected and registered with environmental health – The only Placenta remedies specialist registered in Essex!      – You can trust in Placenta Essex!

We cover all of Essex, close to Southend Hospital, Basildon Hospital, Broomfield Chelmsford hospital and surrounding home births and can travel when necessary to your Essex birth location*

*Subject to additional charge

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INFORMATION

Why should I consider consuming my placenta?

Dried placenta powder was recognised as a potent medicine in Europe for centuries and used to treat and cure many ailments, mostly those surrounding birth. However since the late 19th century, most natural birthing methods have been replaced by modern birthing techniques, losing along the way many valuable traditions practiced for centuries. The benefits of consuming the placenta are being rediscovered and scientists are beginning to study placentophagy. Today there is profound anecdotal evidence and scientific studies that suggest consuming the placenta can be just as beneficial for humans as it is for other mammals. Testimonials from our clients reveal that consuming the placenta after birth may improve energy levels, increase milk production and slow or stop postpartum haemorrhaging, thus creating an overall healthier post-birth recovery.

What is so special about my placenta?

The placenta has long been thought of as a magical part of the creation of a baby. This incredible organ is uniquely designed for your baby and is an integral part of any pregnancy and birth. The placenta physically connects you to your unborn baby feeding essential oxygen, nutrients and vitamins. During and after birth women lose 1/8-1/10 of their blood supply from the bleeding wound left inside the uterus, where the placenta was attached during the pregnancy. We believe the mammalian placenta was made to be consumed and make up for this loss by giving the new mother essential fats, proteins, vast amounts of iron and essential hormones to heal wounds and aid the body in self recovery after birth.

Will placenta capsules help prevent the ‘Baby Blues’ and/or Post-Natal Depression?

The ‘baby blues’ are a known symptom of birth and mothers are told to expect to feel sad, anxious and very emotional around the third day after the birth, usually when the milk engorges the breasts. These symptoms can sometimes develop into post-natal depression. Studies have proven that the symptoms of post-natal depression are linked with the severe lack of essential nutrients such as vitamin B6 and hormone CRH (our stress reducer hormone), both which are of high supply in the placenta. Consuming the placenta in raw smoothies or in capsules is thought to nourish the mother, replacing lost essential nutrients and hormones following birth and may entirely prevent the ‘baby blues’ and post-natal depression.

The most important nutrients found in rich supply of the placenta include:

  • Growth Factors
  • Iron – Essential for oxygen absorbtion in the cells
  • Vitamins B6 – Aids in the making of antibodies
  • Vitamin E – For healing damaged skin cells
  • Oxytocin Hormone – Essential for facilitating birth and breastfeeding
  • Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (CRH) Responsible for reducing stress levels
  • Cytokines – Fibroblasts that trigger cell metabolism healing and replacing damaged cells and tissue
  • Cortison produced for depression

The Remedies

We offer two types of placenta encapsulation; both involve preparing, dehydrating and placing into capsules. Each reporting similar positive results, and would be of a personal preference.

All prices include delivery of a cool pack, collection of your placenta ONCE DELIVERED and delivery of your remedies within 3 days.

A DEPOSIT OF £50.00 IS REQUIRED to secure your BOOKING AND THE BALANCE AT 36-37 WEEKS, THE COOL PACK WILL THEN BE DELIVERED

The cost below includes delivery at Southend Hospital, Basildon hospital, Broomfield Chelmsford hospital and surrounding home births. For other Essex birth locations, please add £30 to the total – This charge covers dispatch of the cool pack via next day courier, collection of the placenta from an area outside of our base location, delivery of your remedies via courier.

Simple Capsules (Most popular)

This method is said to preserve the essential nutrients, vitamins and hormones –  said to yield a more energetic response in comparison

Cost £200

Steamed Capsules

Otherwise known as TCM, are prepared by steaming the placenta over ginger, chilli and lemon. A method used since 1578 known for healing, warming and energising a new mother. The bacteria is destroyed, dehydrated and ground into vegetarian capsules

Cost £220

50/50 capsules

Using equal amounts to offer 50/50 of both Steamed and Simple methods of preparation to experience the benefits of both

Cost £245

 

Extra Remedies

Placenta Essence

To support the immune system, essence is your own rescue remedy to stimulate our vital force and balance hormones to be taken in times of need – Lasts a lifetime

Cost £65

Placenta Tincture

Prepared over a 6 week period, a strong concentrated remedy to be used at times of emotional unbalance to heal and stimulate. Ideal for PMS and menopause – Lasts a lifetime – Can be used with 2 capsules at a later date – Recommended if mums final baby to protect the duration of capsule use

Cost £75

Placenta Oil

Particularly effective for skin issues with its rich hormonal content. Perfect for nappy rash, stretch marks, scars, burns and other inflammatory skin conditions (for babies over 3 months) Placenta is rich in oestrogen which builds collagen – Placenta from other mammals is commonly used in commercial high street anti aging products- The oil can be added to any of mums own creams and moisturisers – Lasts for 12 months

Cost £60

Homeopathic Placenta remedy for mum and baby

Like essence, homeopathic remedies heal on a vibrational energetic level. Using a PRN homeopath, a sample is sent and remedies will be delivered in 2-4 weeks if not sooner

Cost £60

The Packages

Package One

Capsules of your choice*
Placenta Oil
Cord keepsake

£250

Package Two

Capsules of your choice*
Placenta Oil
Placenta Essence OR Tincture

Cord Keepsake

£320

Package Three

The complete package
Capsules of your choice*
Placenta Oil
Placenta Essence
Placenta Tincture
Cord Keepsake

£400

*For 50/50 capsules please add £35 to the package price

My Expert Midwife

We supply My expert midwife samples in your capsule return package! We can offer a special discount for Placenta Essex customers, Once booked just let us know and we can supply the discount code!

moogooskincare

We now supply MooGoo skincare! you can find more info on their wonderful products at www.moogooskincare.co.uk and add their products to your packages for special Placenta Essex prices on request!

Hygiene and Safety

Your placenta will be encapsulated in a dedicated placenta preparation labratory.

Only one placenta will come into the facility at a time.

We are fully trained in Infection control, food hygiene preparation and safety

Placenta Essex is fully insured by BGI.uk

Placenta Essex has been inspected and registered with environmental health via our local council – We are the only registered in Essex!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why should I consider consuming my placenta?

Dried placenta powder was recognised as a potent medicine in Europe for centuries and used to treat and cure many ailments, mostly those surrounding birth. However since the late 19th century, most natural birthing methods have been replaced by modern birthing techniques, losing along the way many valuable traditions practiced for centuries. The benefits of consuming the placenta are being rediscovered and scientists are beginning to study placentophagy. Today there is profound anecdotal evidence and scientific studies that suggest consuming the placenta can be just as beneficial for humans as it is for other mammals. Testimonials from our clients reveal that consuming the placenta after birth may improve energy levels, increase milk production and slow or stop postpartum haemorrhaging, thus creating an overall healthier post-birth recovery.

Is Placenta Encapsulation safe for me?

YES You are having a water birth, just ensure the placenta is birthed onto a dry clean surface after the baby has been born: Safe for encapsulation!

YES You opted for an Epidural: Safe for encapsulation!

YES You were induced with Potocin, Cytotec or other method: Safe for encapsulation!

YES You took antidepressants while pregnant: Safe for encapsulation!

YES You have an STD such as gonorrhea or chlamydia: Safe for encapsulation!

YES You are opting for delayed cord clamping or cord blood banking: Safe for encapsulation!

YES You are GBS Positive: Safe for encapsulation!

YES You were diagnosed with preeclampsia: Safe for encapsulation!

No You had a fever or infection during labour: Subject to testing: Not safe for consumption

No You were a heavy smoker or used illegal drugs during pregnancy: Not safe for consumption

Always refer to your health care provider with questions about consuming your placenta.

ONLINE BOOKING FORM

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Once received we will confirm your due date availability and details for payment of the securing deposit – Thank you for choosing Placenta Essex!

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