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Placenta Encapsulation Pre & Postnatal Period

Group B Strep Infection & Placenta Encapsulation

 

Can a Group B Strep positive (GBS+) mom use placenta capsules?

In short, it depends on the method used as not all encapsulation providers use the same safety standards.

I am trained to prepare placenta capsules using a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) method on file with FDA; a method that addresses the issue of bacterial pathogens. I have safely prepared placenta capsules for Group B Strep (GBS+) positive moms since 2011.

The TCM method has been used for postpartum healing as far back as 600 AD to establish homeostasis in the new mother. This method is in accordance with USDA standards for raw meat preparation and involves a heating portion.

During the cooking part of process, a placenta is heated to an internal temperature of at least 160°(F). At this temperature, pathogenic bacteria (i.e. E.Coli, GBS, Salmonella) are destroyed. We follow the same guidelines required of any regular food service establishment and our method (PBi method of preparation) is on file with the FDA and has been thoroughly inspected and approved by them.  

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Placenta Encapsulation Pre & Postnatal Period

EAT MY WHAT?! : Article from The Bridge

Placenta Encapsulation for moms after giving birth

Posted by The Bridge on February 7, 2013, News & Features

by Tara Carpenter, PBi-certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist (CPES)

Tara Carpenter, Placenta Encapsulationist

Each woman bounces back from birth in her own way, but many experience hormonal fluctuations during the postpartum recovery. This is normal. Many women also lose iron during birth. This iron loss combined with the hormonal dips can leave some new moms feeling less than good.

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Fermented Cod Liver Oil Foods That Heal

Suggested Dosages for Fermented Cod Liver Oil

Note: I am not an affiliate for Green Pastures. I am a group buyer to bring this oil to my community at a reduced price.

Green Pastures™ fermented cod liver oil (FCLO) has many benefits. Most of us know this, but don’t always know how much oil to take or give our kids. I asked Dave Wetzel, owner of this family-owned company for his thoughts and he said “the oil can be medicinal, but it’s not a “one size fits all drug”, it’s up to each person to

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Placenta Encapsulation Pre & Postnatal Period

If You Want to Request Placenta Pick-Up/Drop-Off Services – READ THIS

Tara Carpenter, PBi-Certified Placenta Encapsulationist and Mentor

PLEASE don’t allow anyone to pick up your placenta, take it from you, and bring it back to you in capsule form. Read the information below to see why I don’t offer a pick up/drop off service and why it’s best that you don’t seek them.

VT and NH have strict standards for facilities that prepare substances for people to consume. Let’s say, you want to start a cookie business …. your facility will need to be licensed and regularly inspected by the local Health Department. read more

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Health Conditions Pre & Postnatal Period

Maya Abdominal Massage in Vermont

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Though I do not offer this service, my colleague Michelle Broaddus is a Maya Masseuse Therapist in Montpelier, VT. You can reach her at purelight13@gmail.com. Michelle has experience helping women become pregnant, have a healthy pregnancy, and in the postpartum to align the uterus.

Regular Maya Abdominal Therapy supports women during the childbearing years and beyond by relieving common discomforts, such as menstrual pain, fertility challenges, heartburn, bloating, “turning babies”. More benefits here.

Maya Therapy can be a part of every woman’s healing protocol before, during and after giving birth (once the womb has completely healed). Maya Massage ensures the uterus is in