09/12/2016 09:37 EDT

Placentophagy: Eating Your Placenta May Not Be The Best Idea

While some say eating your placenta after giving birth has health benefits, medical experts want you give those ideas a second thought.

Watch the video above to find out why placentophagy may not be the best bet.

Do you know anyone who has eaten their placenta? Let us know in the comments below!

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