The placenta has extraordinary powers and potential to heal and re-energise your body following birth. Hormones and nutrients found in the placenta include:
Combats stress and unlocks energy stores. Promotes healing and reduces inflammation and swelling.
Increasing your CRH will help prevent postnatal depression after birth.
Stimulates the immune system to protect and fight against infections.
For pain and bonding; produced during breastfeeding to facilitate bonding of mother and infant.
Immune booster that helps protect against postpartum infections.
Oestrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone
Help developing mammary glands in preparation for lactation and stabilizes post-birth uterine cramping.
Replenishes iron deficiency and anemia, a common postpartum condition.
Human Placental Lactogen (HPL)
Stimulates mammary gland function and milk production and regulates maternal glucose, protein, and fat levels.
Increases energy and decreases fatigue and depression. Restocks maternal iron stores to combat anemia.