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Synergy Birth Services *** Gretchen Vetter, CPES*** Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

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A little about Gretchen... Some of you may know that I got into birth education by way of The Bradley Method(R) classes that I took once during my first pregnancy in 2002 and again in 2004 with my second. I strongly believe that the education I got through those classes improved my birth and led me to discover the world of gentle birth. I eventually went on to study with The Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth(R) to become certified as a Bradley Method(r) educator in 2006 and taught classes for 5 years. In 2010, I joined Brio Birth to gain freedom to teach material that I knew was essential to natural childbirth success. Today I share a combination of what I've learned over the years. 

Through teaching birth education, I discovered a very important need that was not being filled for new moms, Postpartum Support. I learned about placentophagy and placenta encapsulation. In December 2009 I completed my training and in June Certified with Placenta Benefits Ltd, bringing encapsulation to the Treasure Valley for the first time. Did people look at me like I was crazy? In the beginning maybe, but things have really changed over the years.

I absolutely love doing this! I love hearing about each birth story and about each woman's recovery from birth getting back to 'feeling like herself' again. I look forward to hearing your story too...

Gretchen Vetter, CPES

Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

Synergy Birth Services, LLC


Feel free to call me any time to discuss your pregnancy, postpartum or parenting situation.

I always welcome hearing from you.