Placenta Encapsulation

Bringing the age-old practice to modern families, Hickory Family Doulas provides the highest level of safety in the Hickory, North Carolina and surrounding areas.


Can you plan a more restful, healing postpartum?


Absolutely, and Placenta Encapsulation can be an integral part of that plan. Anecdotally, people who have decided to encapsulate their placenta see a decrease in hormone-related issues, an increase in supply and richness of breast milk, more energy, and easier healing after birth. Studies show a high rate of satisfaction with this traditional practice in newly postpartum women. 

What you should look for in a postpartum placenta specialist

Professional Training

Hickory Family Doulas has been professionally trained using an extensive and thorough process. The certification process \requires a combination of hands-on training, testing, and subsequent experience in the field. 


Carrying professional insurance is a necessity when handling something like your placenta. Insurance ensures that you and your family are protected. Insisting on an insured Postpartum Placenta Specialist is insisting on the highest quality care.

Proper Certifications

Your Postpartum Placenta Specialist should carry Blood-Borne Pathogen Certification, OSCHA Safety Certification, Professional Training, and Certification from their respective Professional Organization. Hickory Family Doulas trains and certifies through ProDoula/