A Guide To Your
Placenta Capsules and Postpartum Recovery.

My service as your specialist does not end when I deliver your placenta package.  I am always availabe to answer any questions and consult with you as needed.

Please reach out to me if you need any assistance!

The Placenta is a blood-rich organ and so your capsules are naturally high in iron. The iron is easily absorbed, unlike most iron supplements, because it is your own. It is ideal to use up your capsules within the initial 6 weeks postpartum, this is when your body will need them the most. For the first 6 weeks you can store your capsules out on the counter or in a cabinet for daily use. Do not store them in the refrigerator. If you have remaining capsules after 6 weeks, transfer them to your freezer in a freezer safe Ziploc bag to maintain freshness. You can consume your capsules directly from the freezer. Some women choose to store their remaining capsules for later use (menstrual cycle returning or menopause). Unfortunately there is no data about the safety of long term storage of dried placenta. There is no guarantee of potency and it is reasonable to assume that the hormones will degrade over time.

Your body needs the hormones and nutrients while it is recovering from birth.

You can begin taking your capsules right away.


Week 1: 2 capsules, 3 times a day
Week 2: 2 capsules, twice a day
Week 3: 1 capsule, twice daily
Weeks 4-6: 1 capsule daily
Do not exceed 9 capsules in one day. I recommend taking your capsules with a meal.
Please do not store your capsules in your refrigerator, as it is a moist environment. They can remain on your counter until 6 weeks and if you have capsules remaining after that, I recommend to store them in your freezer. Do NOT consume during pregnancy.


If you feel great continue with your current intake. 98% of clients report this daily intake schedule works perfectly for them!
If you are feeling a little unbalanced and/or emotional: increase your daily intake by one capsule at a time. Do not exceed 9 capsules per day.
If you are feeling too much energy and/or jittery, are having a difficult time sleeping, have an over supply of breast milk, are sensitive to iron supplements, or if you are experiencing mild headaches: reduce your daily intake, or spread it out a little more.
If you are experiencing an unwanted increase in energy in the evening, you can eliminate taking capsules in the evening.
Please note that some woman are extra sensitive to the hormones of the placenta. If this seems to be you, try taking just 1 capsule with a meal.


The most important thing is to listen to your body, and how it responds to taking your capsules.
Do Not exceed 9 capsules per day.
Weeks 1-6: Store your capsules on the counter or in a cabinet. After week 6: Store in the freezer. Do Not Refrigerate.


If you get a cold, you can continue taking your capsules to see how you feel. If you are not getting better, slowly taper your capsules down to zero in one day. For example, if you are taking 2 capsules, twice daily, take 2 in the morning, 1 in the afternoon and zero that evening. Then stop taking them following the next day, until the illness has gone away. Resume your capsules when you are better.
If you develop a fever or mastitis, taper your capsules to zero in one day. Do this as described above, and wait until the fever or the mastitis has gone away, and then resume your capsules.


Your Mother tincture has been prepared for you using super premium 100 proof vodka. Please swirl to mix the contents once daily for 6 weeks before using your tincture. There is no need to strain your tincture. Store the bottle in a cool, dark place such as your cabinet. Make sure the bottle topper is closed tightly. Adults: place 7-10 drops under the tongue and hold briefly, or mix drops in juice or water. Can be taken a few times daily, as needed. Typically used for energy, transition, stress, hormone stabilization and during menstrual cycles. Do NOT consume during pregnancy.
Babies (6 mo+): 3-5 drops mixed with breast milk, water or juice. You can place the drops in hot water first to allow the alcohol to dissipate if you desire.


This handcrafted organic herbal capsule support has a special blend of organic herbs that are traditionally used as lactation aids and will help support in increasing and maintaining your milk supply. This combination will not only support your breastmilk production, but also provide you with additional nutrients to help nourish your body. Great for those who are breastfeeding and/or pumping!
I recommend 2 capsules, three times daily. If you find no increase within 72 hours, increase to 3 capsules, three times daily. Please note that there is not one combination of herbs that will work for everyone. Each person will experience a slightly different outcome with results. **NOT SAFE FOR PREGNANCY.
Please wait to start your Herbal Lactation Support Capsules until your milk supply has come in, and your supply has leveled out. This way you will know the typical amount of breastmilk you are producing before introducing anything.
Ingredients: Red Raspberry Leaf, Goats Rue, Fenugreek, Alfalfa, Blessed Thistle, Fennel, Marshmallow Root, and Nettle. All herbs are USDA Certified Organic.


Bring 2 quarts of water to a boil. Turn off the heat and place the mesh bag with the herbal mixture into your pot. Steep, covered for 30 minutes. Discard the used herbs from the mesh bag, and save the bag to reuse for your additional bath. Add the liquid to your bath and enjoy!
If you have had a Cesarean Section, please do not submerge into a full bath, until your care provider has cleared you for that.


Handmade using pure, organic ingredients to create a wonderful healing salve which can be used by both you and baby. This healing salve has many benefits. It can be used to heal Cesarean Section incision’s, after the wound is closed and lessens scarring, itching and discomfort. Please wait to use it until your care provider has cleared you to do so. The salve can also be used as soon as 3 days postpartum for hemorrhoids, perineal tearing, bruising and swelling, burns, diaper rash, eczema, and to aid everyday skin irritations. It is safe for your baby as long as the baby has no skin allergies. Please always do a small patch test first!


Handmade in small, fresh, batches per order. This immune system-boosting syrup is made with distilled water, WA local RAW honey, organic elderberries, organic cinnamon sticks, organic ginger, organic cloves and organic black pepper. Elderberries have been used medicinally for hundreds of years and studies have shown that elderberry has a measurable effect in treating the flu, alleviating allergies, and boosting overall respiratory health! Take it daily as a preventative and increase intake upon the first sign of a cold or flu, or if someone in your household is sick. Elderberry syrup is great to keep on hand during cold/flu season. STORE IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR. NOT FOR USE UNDER THE AGE OF 1.

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