Are you ready for life after birth?


You’re pregnant and expecting the arrival of your little one. You are excited, and a little nervous, about the big day. You have prepared, taken childbirth classes, baby classes, and a hospital tour. But you’re worried about the postpartum period. Will you be able to breastfeed? Will you experience postpartum depression/anxiety? How will you have the energy to do it all? Now imagine entering motherhood with confidence, fortitude, and excitement!


We might be perfect for each other if:

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  • You want to take care of your new baby and family, while still having the energy to get out of the house, go on a play date, or grab a cup of coffee.
  • You want reliability and professionalism that never sacrifices on customer service.
  • You’re worried about what life after birth will be like and need some support and guidance.
  • Safety and health is important to you, and you are looking for a knowledgeable specialist you can trust.
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A little about me…


alexandria placenta encapsulationI am Denessa Hicks: placenta specialist, birth enthusiast, and mom of 4 under 4. I started Life After Birth because I believe women deserve a smooth transition to motherhood by feeling rested, healthy, and strong enough to take care of herself and her family. I believe you shouldn’t have to worry about the safety of your placenta because you trust me to handle it with the utmost care and respect.


How Life After Birth can help:

  • Balancing hormones
  • Decreasing baby blues and postpartum depression
  • Increasing and enrich milk production
  • Increasing energy
  • Reducing lochia (postpartum bleeding)
  • Replenishing depleted iron deficiency
  • Decreasing insomnia or sleep disorders

Your next step…


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Personalized Care

With Life After Birth Placenta Encapsulation, you will receive quick, thorough, and personalized attention. Your placenta will be handled with the utmost care and respect, and your comprehensive postpartum visit will be an opportunity to discuss your birth, breastfeeding, postpartum concerns, and your suggested placental regimen.

Peace of Mind

Your health and safety are my top priorities. I pride myself on rigorous standards while providing personalized care and attention. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions regarding my sanitation protocols.


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