Time to talk...Placenta! - Page 2 - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Reply
 
Thread Tools
#31 of 34 Old 12-11-2008, 12:16 AM
 
theboysmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 3,380
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by phatchristy View Post
I just noticed this now that you've bumped it...any good links I could read up on?

Honestly, have had 3 homebirths and have done nothing special with the placenta. DH didn't want it in the freezer either.
read post #6 in this thread adn I posted tons of links

nicole wild.gif,  mom to 3 boys here on earth jumpers.gif 9, 7 and 4.5 and 2 girl's fly-by-nursing2.gif2.5 and 10/16/11. Always remembering my babies in heaven:  Sam (9/7/05) at 12.5 wks  angel1.gif, Morgan (2/13/06) at 6 wks angel1.gif , Emeric angel2.gif (8/9/10 at 17 wks) and Pepper angel1.gif (11/26/10) at 8wks. 

theboysmama is offline  
#32 of 34 Old 12-11-2008, 01:42 AM
 
Luv2bemommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 951
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
The placenta tincture sounds like a neat idea. I missed that one before. I might just do that! Anyone else?

~*Candice*~
Wife, Doula and SAHM to six and expecting a new addition July 2012!namaste.gifnovaxnocirc.gifh20homebirth.gif

Luv2bemommy is offline  
#33 of 34 Old 12-11-2008, 03:06 AM - Thread Starter
 
Lemon Juice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: 9700 ft in the sky!
Posts: 3,320
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I think I'm going to do a tincture as well. I want to do it all!

My mw will do some placenta prints for me and will help cut it up for smoothies..enough to hold me over (in smoothie form) until it's dried out. We'll then dry some out for capsules and if there is enough I'd really like to save a nice chunk for a tincture. Hopefully that sono is right and the placenta is nice and big and we can do it all
Lemon Juice is offline  
#34 of 34 Old 12-11-2008, 03:06 PM
 
Megamum2008's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: BC
Posts: 151
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My doula has told me that the hospital here is fine about placentas, if you want to keep it, they'll just put it in a big margarine tub or something and throw it in the freezer... Do you all think thats ok, not having it rinsed and prepped and such first? I want to at least encapsulate it. If I was bleeding a lot I might try to get them to let me eat some, but I have no idea what they'd be like about that... But I think I can dry it out in my oven and grind it myself easily enough. I might just make pills as I go, or at least worry about that part a bit later.
I just wonder if I should insist I get it home fresh and unfrozen to prep it ( I could likely convince my Dad to do that part for me... dunno about my mom), or not cause too much fuss, let it freeze and deal with it once my family has gone home for the holidays...
I'm pretty worried about PPD, and am at a high-risk for it... but at the same time, you have to pick your fights, and I'm not sure if this is something I want to cause too much fuss about KWIM?
Opinions?
Thanks

...And when your deepest thoughts are broken,
keep on dreaming boy, cause when you stop dreamin' it's time to die.

Megamum2008 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off