DIY Placenta Encapsulation

DISCLAIMER: This post contains images of a real placenta and blood. There are many benefits to placentophagy, or the act of consuming one's own placenta postpartum. Clinical trials have not been published yet, but anecdotal evidence suggests that a placenta may nourish a mama after birth in many ways. It may replenish iron deficiencies, support … Continue reading DIY Placenta Encapsulation

My Unassisted Pregnancy

Lately I like to think about the phrase "pregnant with meaning." It is generally used to describe a word or symbolism that has profound depth of meaning. However I feel we would use it much more appropriately if we used "pregnant" as a metaphor for something that is yet an idea, un-birthed; still gestating. Because … Continue reading My Unassisted Pregnancy