Please note: There may be circumstances under which your placenta cannot be used. Significant abnormalities of the placenta may necessitate your doctor or midwife sending your placenta to Pathology for further examination. They may just send a piece of the placenta and release the rest to you. Other conditions, such as signs of infection during labor, may mean that consuming your placenta will not be beneficial to you.
Traditional Method - Placenta is steamed, sliced, dehydrated and encapsulated.
This placenta method includes the preparation and encapsulation of the placenta, a storage container, written instructions for storage and handling, and guidelines for taking you capsules.
The Placenta Tincture is for use after all the capsules are used or even into menopause. The tincture will be ready 6 weeks after the placenta is encapsulated. Includes instructions, bottle, and dropper.
The placenta encapsulator will pick up your placenta at an agreed upon time, typically within 24 hours of birth. Ideally, we start the encapsulation process within 72 hours of pick up. The placenta encapsulator will let you know when the capsules have been shipped with a tracking number. Please note that we only ship Monday-Thursday, to ensure fastest delivery speed. We can arrange for home drop off for an extra fee, but this is subject to encapsulator availability.
One of our specialists will pick up your placenta at your birthing location.
The placenta encapsulator will come to your birthing location within 24 hours of notice after birth, pick up the placenta, prepare the capsules in their home. If the client delivers at the birth center or at home, the placenta encapsulator will pick up the placenta at the client's home. If delivery occurs in the middle of the night, the specialist will pick up the placenta the following day. It is the responsbility of the client to keep the placenta on ice or in the refrigerator. This service is $325.
* It is the client’s responsibility to discuss release of her placenta from the place where she gives birth and to ensure proper storage.
* Bring a cooler to the hospital with you to store your placenta. Transport kits provided for an extra fee.
* The placenta should be double bagged and kept in the cooler with ice. It can only remain at room temperature for 1-2 hours following the birth.
* Your placenta should not be treated with alcohol, formalin, or any other preservative.
* In a cesarean birth, notify doctor and nursing staff to be prepared with storage container and ice for placenta.
* If it is going to be more than 3 or 4 days before the placenta can be prepared it should be frozen.
* It is the responsibly of the client to notify the placenta specialists of any health conditions which may affect the health of your placenta or the health and safety of anyone who may come in contact with your placenta.
-In the event your placenta is unavailable to used as it is sent to Pathology and not released to you, or if your placenta is discarded for any other reason, you will be refunded all but the $100 non-refundable deposit.
-If you choose to terminate this contract prior to the start of the encapsulation process, you will be refunded all but the $100 non-refundable deposit.
-If you choose to terminate this contract after releasing your placenta to the Placenta Specialist, there will be no refund.
Limitations and Disclaimer
The Placenta Encapsulator is not a licensed medical professional and is not able to diagnose, treat, or prescribe for any health condition. Services and fees are for the preparation and encapsulation of your placenta, not for the sale of the capsules. The encapsulated placenta is intended for ingestion by the mother. No specific benefits or effects are promised. Any benefits will vary from person to person. Some of the ascribed benefits of placenta consumption are supported by research; however these benefits have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA. It is your responsibility to determine whether using placenta preparations may be of benefit to you.
Please Initial Below
-I understand that no guarantee of results is either offered or implied.
-I understand that my placenta encapsulator is not a medical professional and does not diagnose or treat illness.
-I understand that general guidelines for placenta capsule usage are provided for reference only and I trust in my own ability to follow my body for actual usage decisions.
-I ascertain that I have no blood-borne diseases that have not been disclosed in writing to my Placenta Specialist.
-I release my placenta encapsulator from any and all liability resulting from the consumption of my placenta.
-If equipment is damaged by the myself or family member/friend, it is the responsibility of the client to replace the damaged equipment.
-Equipment failure is beyond the control of the placenta encapsulator.