For those who "consumed" their placentas...a poll - Mothering Forums
View Poll Results: If you "consumed" your placenta at all, how are your cycles?
Not back yet, and glad about that! 11 100.00%
Not back yet, but wishing they would start up soon! 0 0%
Started back already...just like last time 1 14.29%
Started back already, UNLIKE last time 1 14.29%
I "consumed" my placenta (all or just some) last time 3 42.86%
I did NOT "consume" my placenta (all or just some) last time 6 85.71%
This is my first baby and my cycles have started back already 0 0%
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#1 of 3 Old 01-20-2009, 12:22 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm curious, for those who consumed their placenta in any way (DH encapsulated mine), tell me about your cycles. Have they started back yet?

I went 14 mos with dc#1 before starting to cycle again.This time we encapsulated the placenta and I've taken them regularly (they're almost gone now) for headaches, etc. However, last month, my cycles were starting to "Rev up" again, and I'm pretty sure I ovulated a few days ago :

I was trying to figure out why. I EBF and co-sleep...no difference there. The only thing different that's related to hormones is the "placenta pills". They may not have anyhing to do with it, but I'm curious!

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My vote probably shouldn't count. I did consume the placenta over 30 days in smoothies but I am only six weeks postpartum so I would be really concerned if my cycles started already.
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I consumed my placenta this time and my cycle began at 6 weeks PP. (I am now 7 weeks PP.) Just like last time, and the time before that, and....you get it This is the 1st time I consumed my placenta tho.
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