Placenta Encapsulation

What is Placenta Encapsulation?

Placenta encapsulation is the practice of preparing capsules of dehydrated and ground placenta for consumption. These capsules are taken by the birthing parent and are believed to impart numerous health benefits.

Why Encapsulate?

Many birthing parents who consume their encapsulated placenta have reported:

  • reduced incidence and severity of postpartum depression and anxiety

  • fewer and/or less intense mood swings

  • increased milk supply 

  • reduced fatigue 

  • higher energy

  • more rapid recovery 

  • reduced bleeding time 

  • higher iron/hemoglobin levels

  • less postpartum hair loss


I am trained by an internationally known organization, Placenta Benefits Info, LLC (PBI) which trains, supports, and supplies their specialists in a way that promotes uniformity, consistency, professionalism and above all, safety. PBI trains in the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) method of preparation which steams the placenta to a minimum internal temperature of 160F degrees, the temperature necessary to kill bacteria, before dehydrating. My process is a little different than TCM. Please contact me for details if strictly TCM prep is important to you.

This service is available exclusively to Sage Springs Midwifery 

and Sacred Space Midwifery and Holistic Health clients.

Encapsulation fee is $225, due upon delivery.

Amanda Macdonald, LM, CPM | 775-525-1669

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