View Poll Results: Would you utilise a Placenta Encapsulation Service

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    Nope, not something I would do.

    I'm personally not sold on the benefits and think it's mainly placebo, and the thought of consuming my own placenta makes my stomach turn. I could care less what others do, to each their own, but not my thing
    You said what I wanted to say but better haha! But I completely agree, definitely not convinced on the benefits either. And I also don't care what others do, I just could not eat it myself, especially after seeing what it looks like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    Nope, not something I would do.

    I'm personally not sold on the benefits and think it's mainly placebo, and the thought of consuming my own placenta makes my stomach turn. I could care less what others do, to each their own, but not my thing
    ^^ this exactly^*

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneLove View Post
    Yeah, I can understand you point of view there. I guess for some that method is a little too 'raw' lol but definitely effective! Is this what you did?
    Yep. Just tossed it back still frozen with OJ, was a bit difficult to begin with, especially as I don't eat red meat, (placenta is considered vegetarian, apparently, as no animal is harmed lol) but soon got the hang of it, and it was fine. No drama.
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    I know my placenta tablets boost my milk supply. Months after I stopped taking the tablets I thought I'd try and use up the ones I had left. DS would have been nearly a year old at the time so my milk supply was well and truly stable and established. Within a couple of days of re-starting the tablets I suddenly started leaking milk all the time. My breasts were getting very full as well. I stopped taking the tablets and within a day or two the leaking and fullness subsided.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneLove View Post
    Is there any particular reason? (if you don't mind me asking)

    Bit too icky or not convinced of the benefits?
    Both. Also, as a pp mentioned, the lack of regulation is worrying.

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    Oh wow, that's really great to hear some personal experiences of the benefits! Thanks for sharing

    Quote Originally Posted by Taiyed View Post
    I know my placenta tablets boost my milk supply. Months after I stopped taking the tablets I thought I'd try and use up the ones I had left. DS would have been nearly a year old at the time so my milk supply was well and truly stable and established. Within a couple of days of re-starting the tablets I suddenly started leaking milk all the time. My breasts were getting very full as well. I stopped taking the tablets and within a day or two the leaking and fullness subsided.

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    Two weeks into doing this with my third baby (not tried before). Feeling great so far, fast recovery, previously have felt depleted for up to two years following the birth and breast feeding of my two girls, hoping this May help to avoid this.

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