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Eating the placenta

Would you do ever do it?

I did. Just the once (my 4th birth but first at home). No planning ahead. I just kind of oddly felt driven to do it. NO regrets at all! I've since another homebirth but didn't have any drive, desire to eat the placenta (or whatever it was that had driven be previously. I really haven't analysed it too much).

I wondered about you guys. Ever eaten one? Would you maybe?

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Womamhood

Asked by Womamhood at 4:37 PM on Jul. 10, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (39)
  • tsk tsk

    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 4:38 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • EWWWWW!!!!!
    sweetsinglemama

    Answer by sweetsinglemama at 4:42 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I would not do that only becasue I have a sensitive stomach.
    Vermeulen10

    Answer by Vermeulen10 at 4:43 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • i had zero desire to.
    flamingomegs

    Answer by flamingomegs at 4:44 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Ive heard alot of great things about doing it.. why not!?
    Id prefer to have it in pill form that ive heard some people doing.

    Just like drinking human breast milk is not odd.. WHY does it freak people out? IDK! .... In actuality its even more odd we drink calfs milk! ....
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 4:45 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • throwing up   eww nasty....

    esmith1984

    Answer by esmith1984 at 4:45 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I plan to encapsulate my placenta once my in utero little one is born. As someone else mentioned there are a lot of benefits. See this link for more information (Warning: Contains pictures of placenta encapsulation process): http://www.cafemom.com/journals/read/1577334/Placenta_Encapsulation_Instructions_w_Pictures

    dedicatedrider

    Answer by dedicatedrider at 4:49 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Do people really do this?
    babygirl0782

    Answer by babygirl0782 at 4:54 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Yuck lol no offense !! Why in the world would I be attached to my placenta???
    Helen2004

    Answer by Helen2004 at 4:55 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • throwing up

    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 5:00 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

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