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    If I had known more about it I would have done encapsulation but I hadn't heard about it til recently. A few friends had done it and both said they felt great.

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    Not my cup of tea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    What would happen if you wanted to encapsulate your placenta and it had deteriorated? Would they do it and would it still be effective?
    I don't think there is any solid evidence that it's effective anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    What would happen if you wanted to encapsulate your placenta and it had deteriorated? Would they do it and would it still be effective?
    No idea. It barely did the job it was supposed to do, so I doubt it would be useful. I'm pretty sceptical about the whole thing anyway.

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    I could be really wrong, but my understanding is that the placenta is part of the baby, not the mother. And the idea of ingesting >500g of my baby just weirds me out! (Along with a lack of evidence for doing so)

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    Quote Originally Posted by twinklify View Post
    What would happen if you wanted to encapsulate your placenta and it had deteriorated? Would they do it and would it still be effective?
    The lady who encapsulated mind said that if it wasn't 'healthy' she wouldn't encapsulate it.

    I shocked everyone (including my Hubby) when I had my placenta encapsulated. I would definitely do it again if I had another baby.

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    nope, not something I would do, but I dont judge those who do.

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    The placenta is one of the ugliest things I have the misfortune to see on a regular basis!!

    Back in the "olden days", midwives would take placentas home and chuck them on their rose bushes. Apparently made for beautiful roses.

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    I think placentas are amazing. Definitely not hideous. My midwives with my babies talked so highly of them, and took time to show me it all. I actually loved how one side looks like a tree with all the veins branching out like they do.

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    Don't get me wrong, I think placentas are amazing too! Ugly, but fascinating. Both times I've had a baby I've been given a "guided tour" of the placenta by the midwife. Great distraction while the OB does their thing assessing the damage downstairs! But it doesn't make me want to ingest it.


 

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