Bend woman makes placenta pills

By Tara Bannow The Bulletin Published Feb 13, 2014 at 12:11AM
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Certified doula Sarah Larson puts on rubber gloves next to the equipment she uses to encapsulate placentas for new mothers at her home in Bend.
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Sarah Larson shows the food dehydrator she uses to dehydrate placentas after theyve been steamed and sliced.
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Sarah Larson is a certified doula who encapsulates placentas for new moms. "All mammals eat their placentas," said Larson.
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Sarah Larson shows a handful of placenta capsules belonging to her daughter-in-law.
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Sarah Larson, a certified doula, shows some encapsulated placenta that belongs to her daughter-in-law. Larson cooks, dries, grinds and encapsulates placenta for new mothers to consume.