Placenta: The Gift of Life, Cornelia Enning


Placenta: The Gift of Life combines the experiences of midwives, doctors, and naturopaths with our ancestors’ traditions, and saves some old recipes from oblivion.

The APPA training course requires the student to select and read 2 books from a list of four. Placenta: The Gift of Life, an excellent choice, is among those four.

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Placenta: The Gift of Life

Cornelia Enning

Introducing “Placenta: The Gift of Life” -A Comprehensive Placenta Enthusiast’s Guide And Journey into the Hidden Wonders of the Placenta!

Did you know that in the 16th century, in the heart of southern Germany, a piece of the placenta was an essential component of a mother’s first postpartum meal? Or that, in the 1970s, Cuba exported a staggering 40 tons of human placentas to a French laboratory after discovering their remarkable ability to treat vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its pigment? And, astonishingly, even today, in various corners of the world, the dried placenta finds its purpose as a protective charm, lovingly tied around a child’s neck.

Uncover these incredible facts and more in “Placenta: The Gift of Life” – a groundbreaking publication. Whether you’re a curious parent or a Placenta enthusiast, this book is your key to understanding the placenta’s unique role in our world.

Are you intrigued by the idea of using your baby’s placenta for a birth ritual or as a means of fostering bonding and aiding breastfeeding? Look no further! “Placenta: The Gift of Life” is a comprehensive, up-to-date source of knowledge that delves into the historical, medical, and cultural aspects of the placenta.

Within the pages of this enlightening book, you will:

  • Explore the intriguing historical uses of the placenta, spanning across cultures and centuries.
  • Gain insights into how the placenta has been a remarkable tool for postpartum healing and supporting breastfeeding.
  • Discover the regulatory framework and current medical and cosmetic applications of the placenta in different countries.
  • Dive into the world of scientific evidence that supports the medicinal uses of this often-overlooked organ.
  • Learn the art of processing the placenta for various medical applications, including its transformation into beneficial remedies.
  • Unearth hidden recipes that breathe new life into ancient traditions, ensuring they are not lost to oblivion.

“Placenta: The Gift of Life” combines the wisdom of midwives, the expertise of doctors, and the holistic approach of naturopaths with the enduring traditions of our ancestors. This book is your passport to a world where the placenta is a gift of life, with its secrets waiting to be uncovered.

Whether you’re a new parent seeking to explore the full potential of this remarkable organ, a placenta enthusiast, or you just have an insatiable curiosity about the wonders of the human body, “Placenta: The Gift of Life” offers a journey through time, science, and tradition that will leave you amazed and enlightened.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to discover the hidden treasure of the placenta. Get your copy of “Placenta: The Gift of Life” today and embark on an eye-opening expedition into a world where science, culture, and tradition converge in a celebration of life’s most extraordinary gift

Placenta: The Gift of Life.
Cornelia Enning, Author; Cheryl K. Smith, Editor.
2007. Motherbaby Press. ISBN 978-1-890446-40-6
80 pages, paperback

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Weight .75 lbs