placentophagy

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I've heard of this before, but I never believed people really did it. And then I came across a post on momlogic where two new moms shared their recipes...

 

Placentophagy is the practice of consuming your placenta after birth. Since the placenta contains estrogen and progesterone, some women believe that ingesting it after giving birth will help prevent post-partum depression, or the baby blues.

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If you answered yes, what's your favorite recipe?