Benefits and Risks of Placental Encapsulation

Placental Encapsulation Safe Birth

In Thailand, it is customary to salt the placenta and place it in an earthenware jar. In France, placenta has been used as a beauty treatment in skin creams. And in Cambodia, the placenta is traditionally wrapped in a banana leaf, nestled beside the newborn baby for 3 days, and then ritually buried. Cultures across […]

hCG Levels and What They Mean for Baby

Normal hCG Levels Healthy Pregnancy

When you become pregnant, the world throws a lot at you. Not only do you need to start thinking about the life growing inside of you and what it means for the future of your family, but you need to start taking action on a few things. From knowing what foods and medicines to avoid, […]

6 Best Apps for Moms to Monitor Growing Babies

Pregnancy Apps Safe Birth

There are countless precious milestones in a baby’s life. That first toothless grin. That little bitty giggle. But there are many milestones that occur before a baby is even born. (Maybe the first time your baby kicked, you wondered if he was destined to be a star soccer player — or samurai?) Now there’s a […]