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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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.
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.
A newborn baby in Oregon had reportedly developed life-threatening blood poisoning, which was passed on by the mother's bacteria-contaminated placenta pills. 
WHEN Mersey mum Danielle Kinney turned to the internet for help after suffering crippling post natal depression, she discovered the huge trend among new mums in the US for taking placenta pills.
Washington, December 28 ( ANI ): Despite signs of intelligent life in celebrity land, there were still many examples of the sublimely ridiculous like January Jones taking dried placenta pills and Patsy Palmer rubbing coffee granules on her skin in their effort to stay young and maintain their looks.
Last year, the mom of three shared an ( Instagram photo of her placenta pills, telling her fans that she was running out of them.
COLEEN ROONEY swears by them - but scientific opinion is not sure about placenta pills.
They first hit the headlines last year when Kourtney Kasdashian posted a picture of her own placenta pills saying: "Yummy ...
The mother of three took to Instagram to show off her placenta pills and gushed about them and the benefits of consuming them.
Now lots of Liverpool mums are also doing it and believe that there are real benefits to taking placenta pills.
ANGELA Scanlon credits placenta pills for helping her bounce back into health and happiness after giving birth to her first baby.
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.