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An article on placentophagia

November 10th, 2008

This is a well-written article that includes the use of placenta for postpartum recovery, and it inclues a link back to Placenta for additional information:

“Eating the placenta is not a new practice in human beings. Eating the placenta (called placentophagia), new information is revealing surprising benefits from this practice, believe it or not. Many new mothers in the western cultures are beginning to practice it even though doctors claim that it does not offer any benefits. Newer studies have revealed that placentophagia can, in fact, curb postpartum depression and replace some of the nutrients lost in birth. Some others indicate that it will increase milk production and possibly slow bleeding following birth.”
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