Questions To Ask A Placenta Encapsulator

Questions To Ask A Placenta Encapsulator

Not sure what to ask about placenta encapsulation? Are you concerned about sanitary procedures? Are you wondering what is involved for you? How will you know the placenta pills you get are yours? Here are some basic questions to help you find the best support for your encapsulation and you and your baby!

We are the same

There is a popular kids show right now on Disney Junior called The Lion Guard. 

Toddlers and young children are singing the songs in the circles of playgroups and acting out the stories with their animals. 

Our children enjoy the show and the music featured in each episode. There is one episode with a specific song that reminded me of parenting and the varied opinions that everyone around you share when you become a parent. 

Sisi Ni Sawa

It means "we are the same" in Swahili. 

As a premier doula agency in Northern Virginia we meet parents who share about what they are told is the "right" or "wrong" way to birth, parent, feed, or care for their children. 

Home birth vs. Hospital birth

Managed labor vs. Non managed labor

Medicated birth vs. Non medicated birth

Breastfeeding vs. formula

Co-sleeping vs. crib

Sleep training vs. Not sleep training

Feeding Schedules vs on demand feedings

Sleep schedules vs. On demand sleep schedules

Organic vs. Non Organic

Working outside the home vs. Stay at home

Cloth diapers vs. disposable diapers

Vaccinating vs. Not vaccinating

The comparisons can go on and on!

But Really........

We are all the same!

Each parent is trying to do right by their children with love and each parent  has a lot at stake here. 


This is your body, your baby, and no one knows those two things better than you.

Even though we disagree, our choices are the best ones for our family. 

Trust your instincts, your mind, your heart. You know what is best. 

Sure there are mistakes but you can't do this "wrong" when you deeply and unconditionally love your child. 

At Northern Virginia Birth Services, we will continue to create a warm, welcoming and supportive community with our support and services as you grow your families your way!

Jillian Harris Swears by Her Placenta

The Bachelorette, HGTV star Jillian Harris is enjoying an amazing postpartum time and swears it is because of her placenta.

Yes! Jillian Harris ate her placenta.

It isn’t as bad as it sounds.

Harris ingested capsules to help her transition easier from birth through the first few weeks postpartum. More and more women are desiring this service to assist their transition. Even if a woman is not sure she will ingest the pills, some opt to still encapsulate so the pills are there if she feels she needs them.

It is security.

It is smart.

It works.

Harris describes her experience with increased energy and emotional balance. Other women find they have less fatigue, healthy milk supply, balanced mood and much more.

At Northern Virginia Birth Services, we provide our encapsulation clients with an experience of support and care. We do not do crazy…we do safe and normal. Our postpartum placenta specialists will support you best in your home, guaranteeing the safest process for you and your family. You can find out more about our process here.  Join the red carpet circle of strong, smart women (and celebrities) who have enjoyed the amazing benefits of placenta encapsulation