Consuming Your Placenta?

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Consuming Your Placenta?
Fri, 03-01-2013 - 7:51am

Former Girls Next Door star Holly Madison isn't exactly the crunchy-hippie type -- but that's not going to stop her from eating her placenta. The mom-to-be, who's due any day now, announced on her blog that she'll be having her placenta -- a.k.a. the organ that nourishes the baby in the womb, or the "afterbirth" -- turned into pills after her daughter is born. "I heard it helps women recover faster and I want to recover as quickly as I can!" she explained.

A few years ago, Holly's fans might have been horrified by her plan. But lately, placenta-eating has gone from a fringe earth-mama trend to a mainstream practice -- as evidenced by the many celeb moms who are jumping aboard.

Anyone planning to give this a try after baby arrives?

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Fri, 03-01-2013 - 8:31am



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Sat, 03-02-2013 - 8:39am

Pardon me, but why bother to even post this kind of thing?


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Sun, 03-03-2013 - 5:41pm
I agree, no need for this post. But the topic seems to pop up on most of the expecting clubs here. I had some people in my expecting club with my son that did this.....NOT FOR ME!!!