Would you eat your placenta?
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|Fri, 03-01-2013 - 3:42pm|
It seems to be a growing trend among celebrities, just not sure I'd be ready to jump on that wagon just yet! It seems that the most convenient way is by paying a company to turn it into pill form, I just wonder how you can guarantee that you get your placenta.
The supposed benefits of eating your own placenta include fewer hormone swings, better breastmilk production, more energy and a decreased risk of postpartum depression. The actual scientific evidence is minimal, but a lot of alternative-medicine advocates swear by it.
Also, in this age of competitive mothering, it's just one more way for women to go above-and-beyond for their babies. With the whole world watching, what celebrity mom wouldn't want to do everything possible to ensure a smooth transition into parenthood?
Read more: http://www.ivillage.com/placenta-eating-celebrities-are-new-normal/1-a-524630
What do you think?