There are 2 ways you can encapsulate your placenta. There is the raw method or the The Chinese Method (TCM). Both of these methods has there advantages and disadvantages. Which method suits you depends for example if you are over sensitive for hormones.
But it also depends on how the birth was. If your baby has pooped in the amniotic fluid, TCM is recommended because of the extra hygien.
When you can not choose between both methods, you can also do the 50/50 choice. Than one half will be prepared the raw method and the other half will be TCM.