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Cliodhna Griffin HBCE, CMT, APPAC

Welcome to

Houston Placenta Services

My name is Cliodhna (Pronounced Clee-na) Griffin and I am the owner of Houston Placenta Services, formerly known as Born Free Birthing. I developed Houston Placenta Services for a very specific reason, to set a high standard for those of us in the Placenta Preparation Industry throughout Houston. 

My kitchen was carefully designed and planned over 18 months and built over the span of 6 months. Every detail has been thought out, from the special FRP non porous walling around the sinks and prep areas, to the NSF grade stainless steel preparation tables, shelving and sinks. I practice medical grade sanitary procedures, using the same sanitation products as many major hospitals, wearing protective clothing and using single use utensils. 

In short, I love what I do, I adore processing placentas and helping women enter into their postpartum journey on a better note and I take it incredibly seriously. Your placenta should be respected and processed under the highest of standards, and with Houston Placenta Services, I guarantee it will be!

A little about me and why I do what I do because sometimes it's nice to know a little about the person you are entrusting your precious placenta to!

I come from a small village in Ireland and after meeting my incredibly witty and handsome husband on vacation in Arizona 14 years ago, I moved to Houston to start a very exciting and new chapter in my life. We have welcomed 3 wonderfully smart and thoughtful children who keep us entertained and blissfully happy. Outside of being a wife and mother, I am a HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator, Faculty Member and Mater Trainer of The HypnoBirthing Institute, a Doula and Professional Placenta Encapsulation Specialist.

Birth work is my calling! I love helping families navigate their pregnancies and postpartum periods in a joyful, educated and empowered manner. I truly believe the world would be a better place if expectant families were given more help and shown more kindness during such a pivotal and transformative time in their lives. Through my Professional Placenta Services I am honored to help you have that joyful, empowered postpartum that you so very much deserve!

                       Feel free to reach out if you have any questions 

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Cliodhna did my placenta encapsulation for me and I cannot recommend her and her services more! We had an unexpected home birth and I did not have much time to give her notice of my birth until the next morning. She already had a full schedule but was able to squeeze me in for placenta encapsulation and the process was so easy! We kept it fridge and she sent someone to pick it up from our home and we had it back by the next day. I can not get over how happy, energetic and amazing I felt postpartum this time around with my second child and truly feel my placenta pills played a huge roll in keeping my hormones under control! I very highly recommend using Cliodhna and taking those placenta pills to help your body adjust postpartum. The difference is night and day! Thank you again! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️​

DZ - Houston TX
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