How the placenta can benefit mom after birth

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How the placenta can benefit mom after birth

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Placenta encapsulation is growing in popularity in America. In many of the ancient cultures, after having a baby, the women would eat part of the placenta, either raw or mixed into a drink, and today it’s more palatable to dry it out, crush it up, and make it into capsules. The benefits of eating placenta seem to be the strongest indicator to your body that the pregnancy is over and postpartum recovery should start happening. The placenta is super-rich and concentrated in the nutrients it has and it also has the hormones that stimulate your body, that tell your body that the pregnancy is over. Our patients take placenta pills to help with postpartum blues and depression and to help overcome obstacles in milk production.

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Elliot Berlin, DC

Prenatal & Family Chiropractor

Ever since fate flung Dr. Elliot Berlin into the world of prenatal wellness care he has spent a dozen years discovering, perfecting and teaching techniques for improving musculoskeletal function to promote naturally comfortable and healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery. During that time, Dr. Berlin has become a passionate advocate for the preservation and restoration of informed choice in childbirth. Dr. Berlin’s informed pregnancy project is his commitment to compiling and disseminating accurate, unbiased information using every form of media to empower new and expectant parents into becoming active decision makers in their healthcare choices. Berlin Wellness Group has offices in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks and Orange County. Dr. Berlin lives with his wife, perinatal psychologist Dr. Alyssa Berlin, and their four yummy kiddies in Los Angeles.

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