Ashley offers birth center and homebirth midwifery services in the Cleveland, TX area (far northeast Houston). Check out her birth center website using the link below for more information.
Ashley offers placenta encapsulation services through Wellspring Birth Center in the far Northeast Houston area. Cost is $250, and includes the following:
Top 10 Reasons Many Women Choose to Encapsulate the Placenta:
The benefits of placenta encapsulation have not yet been proven by research and mostly anecdotal information is available. Research studies are underway, and we hope to be able to update our list soon to provide evidence-based information. Studies which have been done on raw and encapsulated placentas in recent years show that no concerning levels of toxins or bacteria are present after dehydration and many beneficial hormones, which could potentially cause a physiological response, are present though perhaps in lower quantities than the raw placenta.
If you are interested in registering for Wellspring's placenta encapsulation services, please contact us using the information above or the contact form here. Please include your contact information, due date, and intended delivery location.