09/05/2014 02:24 pm ET Updated Sep 05, 2014

Many New Moms Are Eating Their Placentas. Baylor Wants Them Off the Menu.

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She was recovering in a postpartum room at Baylor University Medical Center this spring, exhausted from giving birth, when her husband gave her the good news. "We got the placenta," he told her. "It's in the cooler."

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