Placenta Pill

A capsule containing steamed, dried, then pulverised placental tissue, which is claimed to reduce post-partum depression, restore serum iron and B vitamin levels and provide other benefits to mothers of newborns
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THE businesswoman who started a celebrity trend for placenta pills after childbirth is set to franchise her company across the globe and is looking for franchisees in Chester.
Coleen, 31, who is married to ex-England football captain Wayne Rooney, told her Twitter followers she plans to eat placenta pills after the birth of her new arrival.
org/article/S1871-5192(17)30208-1/fulltext) Women and Birth , researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) compared placenta pills and placebo pills to determine their findings.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Dec 2 (ANI): A study has recently suggested that new mothers consuming placenta pills, following childbirth, will experience little to no effect on their post-partum mood, maternal bonding or fatigue.
Other celebrities who have taken placenta pills include Coleen Rooney and Kim Kardashian.
I am certain that taking my placenta pills allowed me to recover from my c-section at a much quicker rate, and with no baby blues at all
I might pop a few placenta pills after I pop out the baby.
New mum Coleen Rooney tweeted about her placenta pills
However, "Western researchers are highly dubious of whether taking placenta pills or, in the case of some more devoted placentophagists, cooking and eating it as a food, is of any value to humans," the newspaper reported.
A newborn baby in Oregon had reportedly developed life-threatening blood poisoning, which was passed on by the mother's bacteria-contaminated placenta pills.