Should You Eat Your Placenta?

Many mothers eat their placentas after childbirth. Does the placenta provide any real health benefits?

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Eating Placenta Post-Birth Has No Benefits
http://news.discovery.com/human/healt...
"Eating one's own placenta after giving birth may be trendy but there is no scientific evidence that women derive any benefits from it, researchers said Thursday."

Placentophagia in Humans and Nonhuman Mammals: Causes and Consequences
http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~kristal/...

How Do Other Animals Deal With The Umbilical Cord And Placenta When The Baby Is Born?
http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.p...
"Other than certain modern humans, some marine mammals (like whales and dolphins), chimpanzees and a few domesticated animals, mammal mothers typically eat the afterbirth."
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