Hormones of the Placenta & Their Benefits
Gonadotrophin- the precursor to estrogen, progesterone and testosterone.
Prolactin- promotes lactation.
Oxytocin- for pain and bonding; produced during breastfeeding to facilitate bonding of mother and infant. In pharmaceutical form this is a very addictive drug because it promotes the feeling of connectedness with others and is often referred to as the “love” hormone.
Interferon- stimulates the immune system to protect against infection.
Cortisone- combats stress and unlocks stores of energy.
Hemoglobin- replenishes iron deficiency and anemia.
Gammaglobulin- immune booster that helps prevent against postpartum infections.
Urokinase Inhibiting Factor & Factor XIII- stops bleeding and enhances wound healing.
Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation
Mothers have reported the following:
– Avoidance of Postpartum Blues & Depression
– Rapid Postpartum Recovery
– Natural Replenishment of lost Iron and Nutrients
– Increase Milk Supply
– Reduced Anxiety
– Increased Energy
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