LIFE by Catie Atkinson

PLACENTA BENEFITS FOR POST-BIRTH HEALING

The human placenta is an incredible organ containing natural hormones, stem cells and essential nutrients specifically designed for the individual mother and baby. Consuming the placenta post-birth can boost the mother’s physical and emotional wellbeing creating a healthier and happier recovery.

Placenta remedies have been reported by mothers to:

  • Boost energy levels
  • Increase and enrich milk supply
  • Balance moods and hormones
  • Decrease incidence of the baby blues and post-natal depression
  • Increase effectiveness of mother-infant bonding
  • Reduce post-birth bleeding
  • Assist the uterus in returning to its pre-pregnancy size
  • Provide natural pain relief
  • Create general improvement in health and vitality

Nutrients and hormones found in rich supply in the placenta include:

  • Stem Cells & Growth Factors assist cellular production and growth; tissue regeneration; anti-inflammatory; aid blood circulation.

  • Iron is essential for cellular oxygen absorption; energy production

  • Vitamins B6 assists with the production of antibodies, red blood cells, energy and mood stabilisation.

  • Vitamins A, B complex, C, D, E, K antioxidants; energy production; immune support; blood clotting; cell regeneration; skin repair. 

  • Oxytocin assists with milk supply and release; promotes mother-infant bonding; pain relief.

  • Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) reduces stress levels.

  • Estrogen, Progesterone & Testosterone assist with lactation; stabilises postpartum mood; regulates post-birth uterine cramping; decreases depression.

  • Prolactin & Human Placenta Lactogen (HPL) responsible for milk production.

  • Placenta Opioid Enhancing Factor (POEF) provides pain relief.

  • Cortisone assists with reducing stress levels and depression. Increases energy.

  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) boosts energy and assists with recovery from stress.


Important Disclaimer: Mama Sage is not a medical body and does not claim to treat, cure, prevent, diagnose or relieve symptoms in any disease or illness. Mama Sage always advises you to seek advice from your GP or midwife if you have any problems with your post-birth recovery and health. Families who choose to utilise the services provided by Mama Sage take full responsibility for researching and using the remedies provided in this service.

Mama Sage is Certified and Registered with IPEN Placenta Network and adheres to strict hygiene standards. Mama Sage holds current certificates in NSW Food Safety; Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control.