November 7, 2016

Placental Encapsulation with Michelle LaDue

On this episode of Yoga|Birth |Babies I had the pleasure of speaking with Michelle La Due about placenta medicine. In this conversation, Michelle draws on her 13 years experience specializing in women’s health as a Licensed Acupuncturist in New York State, a Nationally Board Certified Chinese Herbalist, Birth Doula and faculty member at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City.

In this episode:

  • What is placenta encapsulation?
  • How is the placenta processed?
  • Are there different methods? what are they and the differences/benefites?
  • Which method do you suggest?
  • What are the benefits of placenta encapsulations?
  • Can the baby benefit from the placenta medicine?
  • Are there any known side effects to placental encapsulation?
  • Have you experienced any backlash with more traditional care providers not supporting or discouraging placenta encapsulation?
  • Do other cultures consume their placenta?
  • How would someone giving birth in a hospital setting collect their placenta and get it to someone to encapsulate?
  • What is a placenta tincture?
  • What is the cost?

About Michelle:

Michelle LaDue M.S., L.Ac. is a Licensed Acupuncturist in New York State and a Nationally Board Certified Chinese Herbalist. She holds a Masters of Science Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, where she completed a four year clinical masters program and is currently a faculty member. Michelle is a volunteer with the Naturopathic Relief Clinic for Haitian Earthquake Survivors. She is also a Reiki Master, Shiatsu Practitioner, Birth Doula, and encapsulates Placenta Medicine. Michelle has over 13 years of clinical experience specializing in women’s health and perinatal/postpartum care.

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