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But who's going to tell Kim Kardashian...
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Experts say there are no proven benefits
The placenta is “the least understood human organ."
While tinsel town continues to generate buzz about PPD with new plot twists and more celebrity confessions, here's hoping that the trend of openness continues in the right direction towards greater awareness and better treatment.
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In New Zealand’s Māori culture, the placenta is a revered organ.
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Eating your own placenta goes back thousands of years but has become popular of late thanks to celebrities like Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, Holly Madison, January Jones, Alicia Silverstone, and Mayim Bialik who've been talking openly about their experience.
Health trends come and go, but one post-birth fad is gaining a foothold in the United States among some new mothers who extol the benefits of eating their own placentas. Convinced it helps to boost en...