- Highlights of the week…sharing some of the reads of the last few days.
The practice, known as placentophagy, is far from widespread and is received with great skepticism by more traditional medical experts.
It’s not as gross as it sounds, but then, it couldn’t possibly be, right? As a first-time pregnant lady living in crunchy Santa Monica, Calif., next to a raw food restaurant and a seemingly oxymoronic homeopathic pharmacy, hiring a so-called celebrity placenta processor seemed to make sense. Even the hospital birth class had suggested the practice of eating one’s own placenta as a natural way to ward off postpartum depression.
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Thanks for reading this week and have a nice weekend from Parenting in the Loop. :)