Get to know our team of Instructors
IPEN Instructors are chosen for their professional placenta services experience, their integration within their local birthing community and their previous professional teaching and mentoring experience.
With the help of these wonderful women, IPEN delivers learning days that beautifully balance our curiosity and passion for the placenta's powerful healing energy while still maintaining respect and awareness for modern food safety rules and regulations within each country we offer training.
IPEN Director and Placenta Remedies Instructor Alicante, Spain Lynnea Shrief, wife, mother of two, birth doula and massage therapist, is the founder of IPEN Placenta Network and began preparing placentas for new mothers in the Greater London area in 2008. Lynnea consumed her son Roman’s placenta in early 2009 and felt an incredible empowering energy within […]Read More
IPEN Placenta Remedies Instructor Brighton, UK Sally is an experienced birth doula who first came across encapsulation whilst exploring ways of minimising the risk of PND for a client with a history of anxiety and depression. Because of her placenta, not only did this new mum completely avoid hormonal imbalance in the immediate postnatal period, […]Read More
IPEN Placenta Remedies Instructor Newcastle, UK Ruth is a mother of 1 and passionate, proactive birth doula and placenta encapsulation specialist in Northern England. Ruth has been working with birthing women for over 17 years. She experienced a unique opportunity to support midwives in rural Spain where Ruth supported a new mother to consume her placenta to stop […]Read More
IPEN Placenta Remedies Instructor Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Singapore Liz is the Founder of A Mother’s Touch Asia, dedicated to providing a natural approach and personalised service to pregnant, birthing and post-natal clients as well as doula education and placenta encapsulation training across several countries in the far East and Australia. Liz is originally from Australia […]Read More
IPEN Placenta Remedies Instructor Leicester, UK Donna is a mother of 3 boys and has been passionate about the benefits of Placenta Remedies since having her own Placenta encapsulated in 2016 and experiencing a completely different and incredibly positive postnatal recovery. Donna believes passionately in empowering women to make informed choices around their pregnancy, birth […]Read More
IPEN Placenta Remedies Instructor Kent, UK “First and foremost I am a mum to three wonderful children and am passionate about babies and birthing since my daughter was born at home in early 2006. I started my career as a primary school teacher and since then my focus changed to pregnancy, birth and babies. I’ve […]Read More