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healing Home Remedies

How My Family Eats Liver

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Most of us know that eating liver is a good thing to do. We’ve heard rumors that this animal organ comes with benefits, hits many nails at once, and is especially beneficial for women.

I was raised in a suburb near Boston with limited access or exposure to traditional foods. There were definitely no cows grazing by the side of the road. We kept chickens and a garden though and my mother often fried up liver with bacon ‘n onions, which continues to be the only way I can eat liver to this day. That right there is the extent of my experience with liver, that is until I became a responsible, conscientious adult seeking ways to nourish my body 😏

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Placenta Encapsulation

How to Lotus Birth & Encapsulate Placenta

Tara, PBi-Certified Placenta Encapsulationist

If you want to have a lotus birth AND encapsulate, here are three ways to do so:

#1 Way) Keep baby connected to umbilical cord and the placenta for up to 4 hours. This is the easiest way to keep the placenta fit for

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Birth Pre & Postnatal Period

Benefits of Delayed Cord Clamping

close up of an umbilical cord still attached
Seconds after birth, with cord full of blood.

When baby is born, he only has 2/3 of his blood is in his body. The remaining 1/3 remains in his umbilical cord and placenta. This blood does not flow into baby until the last stage of labor.

What is the last stage of labor? It is that period of time after baby is born until the time the placenta is born. It’s this stage of labor that the cord actively pumps the remaining blood into baby; blood that is very rich in iron, oxygen, and stem cells.

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Recipe

Benefits of Eating Liver for Women

Women have eaten liver for 1,000s of years because of its revitalizing properties. Liver is fantastic at replacing iron lost in menstruation, balancing hormones, and boosting libido. Traditionally, liver and other organs were reserved for women during the childbearing years to promote fertility and healthy babies.

As a Holistic Nutritionist, I consider liver to be a

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placenta

The Placenta – A Hormonal Bomb?!

Placenta is recognized by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as having strong Qi (life force energy). Scientific research also shows placenta to be incredibly nutritious, containing iron, B12 and protein.

Placenta contains a new mom’s very own hormones; hormones unique and available to her alone. A perfect lock ‘n key match as her body recognizes these hormones and quickly puts them to use. In fact, many of my clients feel a positive effect within minutes of drinking Mother’s Tea or taking her placenta capsules. Once put back into the body (as all mammals but whales and langaroos do), these hormones