San Diego, CA: Placenta Encapsulation & Postpartum Doula Training

By International Placenta & Postpartum Association (other events)

Fri, Sep 1 2017 9:30 AM Mon, Sep 4 2017 5:30 PM

IPPA's Placenta Encapsulation and Postpartum Doula training program will be coming to San Diego, CA on September 1-4, 2017

Placenta Encapsulation: 1-2
Postpartum Doula: 3-4

Purchase tickets to attend at:

Cost for the placenta encapsulation program is $350.00 USD. You can also purchase your yearly membership at a discount when you secure your seat.

Cost for postpartum doula training is $400.00 USD. 

Early bird gives a discount of $150.00. There are 3 early bird seats available. 

There will only be 10 seats available for each class. 

IPPA offers an incredible, in depth placenta encapsulation training with the option to certify. We are the original USA based, hands on workshop and have trained more than 3,000 placenta specialists. You will leave this training confident and ready to launch your business and begin serving clients. 

Content Included for Placenta Encapsulation:

Functions of the placenta
How does it form?
Placental Cell Structure
The intervillous space
The RH Antigen
Hormones and the placenta
Genetic Disorders & Placenta Encapsulation
Common Pregnancy Ailments
Placental Problems in Pregnancy: Placenta Previa Placenta Problems in Pregnancy: Placenta Abruption 
Placenta Problems in Pregnancy: Placenta Accreta Gestational Diabetes
Types of Twin Placentas

Birthing the Placenta: Third Stage
Breaking the Bond Delayed Cord Clamping Positive Effects of Delayed Cord Clamping
Cord Blood Banking & Placenta Encapsulation Cord Burning
Lotus Birthing
What about Religion & the Placenta? 
Aligning the Pieces Placentophagy: The Benefits Using Progesterone Postpartum
Utilizing the Placenta to Treat Postpartum Bleeding 
Medications & Placenta Encapsulation 

Securing Services The Prenatal Visit 
Is Your Client a Good Fit? 
Risks of Placenta Ingestion 
Forms for the Prenatal Visit 
HIPAA Forms & Guidelines 
Your Business Contract 
Surrogacy­ Who keeps the placenta? 
Practicing Awareness 
Placenta Consumption & STDS 
Pathology of the Human Placenta 

The Birth 
Placenta Handling After a Vaginal Birth 
Placenta Handling After a C­Section 
Proper Storage Techniques 
Temperature Control 
Working Easily with Hospitals 
Transporting the Placenta 
Shipping Placentas 
Bridging the Connection 
The family within the Placenta 
Passing of Genetics 
Perinatal Mood Disorders 
Treatment Options Postpartum Depression 
Using the Edinburgh Scale 

Alternative Options to Consumption 
Planting the Placenta 
Rituals Placentas Around the World: A Guide to Placenta Tradition 

Set­Up Supplies for Placenta Preparation Preparing Your Kit Using a Client’s Supplies Client & Specialist Protection 
Proper Sanitation Procedures 
Chemical Alternatives 
Bloodborne Pathogens 
Disposal of Wastes 
Placenta Photography/Videography Release 
Working with Frozen Placentas 
Proper Thawing Techniques 
Memories Placenta Printmaking 
Natural Dyes for Colored Prints 
Cord and Amniotic Sac Removal 
Hormonal Power of the Amniotic Sac 
Making Cord Keepsakes & Dream catchers 
What about Meconium? 
Placenta Extracts & Tinctures 
Capsule Creation: Raw Foods Method 
Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory 
Capsule Creation: Basic Heated 
Working with a Doctor of Chinese Medicine MotherTea
Dehydration Methods 
Grinding and Filling 
Making a Placenta Balm 
Herbal Reference 

Sealing the Services 
Assessing a Mother Postpartum 
Calibrating the Right Dosage 
Storage of Remedies 
The Postpartum Visit 

Savory & Sweet 
Cooking with the Placenta 
Placenta Chocolate Truffles 
Importance of Raw Placenta­ Smoothies 

The Birth of a Business 
Business Review 
Getting Your Business Started 
Taxes, Licensing & Insurance 
Bi­Weekly Call In 
Preparing Your Client 
Liability Form 
Hospital Release Form 
Recommended Reading List 
Client Feedback Form 
Provider Page Listing How­To 
Research Paper Questions 
Turning Your Certification In 
Membership Benefits 
Continuing Eduation 

IPPA's (International Placenta & Postpartum Association) in person comprehensive training will give you all of the knowledge and tools you need to launch a complete postpartum business. You will be able to offer your clients postpartum doula and overnight postpartum doula services, infant soothing techniques, belly binding, postpartum nutrition, breastfeeding knowledge, sealing ceremonies and more.

We have you covered from background, practical application, business forms, marketing, how to charge, all the way down to branding your business and how to educate your community. IPPA offers you unbiased education with the continuing support you need so that you are able to choose how you want to offer services to your clients. 

Prerequisites for postpartum doula:
-Online or in person breastfeeding class of minimum 4 hours or other credentialed lactation training/certification. Must bring certificate to the training on day 1 to participate. offers a great online option for doulas. 
-Infant CPR certification. Must bring certificate to the training on day 1 to participate. 
-2 books off of the reading list.

Content included for Postpartum Doulas:
-Preparing for postpartum
-What to expect: weeks 1-6
-Cultural diversity
-Emotional recovery from childbirth
-Physical postpartum care after a vaginal birth
-Your c-section postpartum
-Body love
-Postpartum nutrition
-Abortion and the postpartum
-Grief and loss
-Postpartum depression and anxiety
-Talking to the postpartum mom
-Do I need help?
-Newborn physiology
-Basic infant care
-Infant feeding
-Infant soothing techiniques
-Kangaroo care
-Supporting a mom with a NICU baby
-Safe sleep solutions
-Umbilical cord care
-Circumcision care
-Vaccines: Making the choice
-The dynamics of parenting
-Natural home cleaning
-Marketing and social media
-Charging for your services
-Paperwork and launching your website

**You will receive a certificate of completion at the training so that you can begin marketing your business and accepting clients.**

Trainer: Amanda Johnson 

Please email any questions at

International Placenta & Postpartum Association

Mailing Address

1781 Cofield Drive