Are There Any Benefits Of Eating Your Placenta? What Science Says

Celeb moms vouch for the benefits of eating their own placenta, such as relief from postpartum pain and depression, replenishment of the iron lost during childbirth, and enhanced milk production. However, eating the placenta has not been a traditional practice among most cultures, and no research has so far proved its health benefits. Rather, the risk of infection due to contamination is significantly high.

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