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Eating Placenta

Why These Moms Swear By Eating Their Placenta Post-Pregnancy

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 06.08.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

While the health benefits of eating one's placenta have not been proven, many mothers who have tried the practice swear by its postpartum benefits. Nu...

Wait, What's The Benefit Of Eating Your Own Placenta?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.07.2015 | Science

Sure, actress January Jones, reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian, and many other celebrities have done it and loved it. But a new scientific paper ...

Women vs. Mothers

Hayley Krischer | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Hayley Krischer

There's a whole lot of warfare going on over unconventional mothering and much of it is being done by women.

Local Doula Dishes On D.C.'s Placenta-Eating Moms

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Local midwife and doula Claudia Booker has a message for D.C.'s overachieving mom-types who want to take more than the recommended dose ...

Should New Moms Really Eat The Placenta?

Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents

Last week, actress January Jones admitted to People Magazine that she ate her own placenta as part of a healthy post-natal regimen. While she got the ...

Placenta: It's What's For Dinner

Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

We're generally pro-organ eating at HuffPost Food, but are feeling a bit challenged on our stance when it comes to human placenta. New York Magazin...