Houston Central Doulas provides placenta encapsulation to families in Houston. This section of the blog talks about what you need to know about placenta encapsulation related to safety and it’s role in our society.

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Meet Moriah Burke

Houston Central Doulas

Meet Moriah Burke

What services do you provide? 

I’m a birth doula matchmaker. Before I launched and started managing Houston Central Doulas, I was the birth doula for all of the clients. Now I’m delighted to have a wonderful birth team and facilitate the overall client experience. I do most of our client inquiry and consult requests. After I learn more about the client, I help connect them to the member of our team that best matches. 

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From Water Breaking To The First Postpartum Poop

labor and postpartum recovery

There Are Parts Of Labor And Postpartum Recovery That Aren’t Talked About Enough

We’re going to talk about some of the things that aren’t commonly talked about regarding labor and postpartum recovery. The truth is that labor is a marathon of physical, mental, and emotional endurance. Birth is also super messy.

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My Experience With Placenta Encapsulation

What Is Placenta Encapsulation?

Placenta encapsulation is the process of having your placenta dehydrated, ground down into a coffee like consistency, and put into capsules for consumption. In the state of Texas, a recent bill was passed that enables you to take home the placenta you birth from the birth center or the hospital. Many people prefer to do something with the placenta instead of sending it to medical waste. For some families, that might be a simple burial under a tree sapling so that the placenta nourishes the tree and the tree grows with your baby. For other people, saving the placenta involves encapsulation.

 

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