Get to know our team of instructors
IPEN has put together some of the worlds most experienced and knowledgable placenta specialists and provided them the support and resources they need to offer professional and comprehensive practical training workshops. Our placenta instructors are chosen for their integrity, their honesty and their loyalty to this ancient and magical practice. We have put together a program that beautifully balances 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.
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 moments after drinking a raw placenta […]Read More
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, but longer term her […]Read More
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 post-natal haemorrhage when nothing else […]Read More
Ireland Lisa is a devoted wife and mother of 3 beautiful children as well as working full time at home in her dedicated workspace just for placentas. Lisa was one of Ireland’s first placenta encapsulation specialists and since 2011 she has been incredibly busy supporting new mothers in Co. Cork. Lisa is passionate, devoted and professional about her work […]Read More
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 and the UK and […]Read More