Placenta Encapsulation Articles and Research

Placenta encapsulation is becoming more and more common as the positive feedback from mothers who have taken placenta pills increases. Here are a few videos and articles that emphasize the benefits of consuming placenta capsules.


A video of the process of placenta encapsulation from Joel Stein’s article Afterbirth: It’s What’s For Dinner from TIME Magazine:,32068,27457107001_0,00.html

A CTV National News Video Report on Placenta Encapsulation:

NBC News Video Report on Placenta Encapsulation:


Placentophagy Survey (Selander, Cantor, Young and Benyshek 2013): A Survey of Self-Reported Motivations and Experiences Associated with Placenta Consumption By Jodi Selander a , Allison Cantor b , Sharon M. Young c & Daniel C.  Benyshek c.:

Does eating placenta offer postpartum benefits? The British Journal of Midwives July 2012;  Written by Michelle Beacock – Student Midwife, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire and NCT Antenatal Teacher:

Research and Articles from IPEN (Independent Placenta Encapsulation Network):

Research and Articles from Placenta a world renowned placenta encapsulation company, and the company I did my training and certification with:

Research studies supporting placenta encapsulation from Placenta Wise; a placenta encapsulation company providing placenta encapsulation services and placenta encapsulation specialist certifications programs: