(Closed) So, eating your placenta thing, has anyone tried it?

posted 7 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 77
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

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@Aquaria:  Our menstrual blood is full of nutrients and what not but we don’t collect it to consume at a later date.

LOL!

Post # 78
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

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@Aquaria:  and thank god for that!

Post # 79
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

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@bunnymama:  doubt it. It’s waste at that point. On par with eating your own boogers or swallowing jizz. 

Post # 80
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

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@Aquaria:  Wait, don’t you all hold onto period blood … am I the only one 😉 

 

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@stefanielovesjamie:  I don’t know, if it was chocolate, I might have to seriously consider it. 

 

 

I would not be opposed to consuming the placenta in pill format, but it’s moot for me, because the hospital I will deliver at does not allow the release of the placenta without dousing it in formaledhyde. 

Post # 81
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

If the APA came out and said “Nothing will benefit your baby more than if you eat the raw placenta”, I’d choke it down.

But until I get a real, totally legitimate study about it, no thanks!

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

Post # 85
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

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@mamadingdong:  “show me science or I am not interested. If it isn’t possible to show me science, again I am not interested. She chose one phrase from my response and focused on that. I simply do not believe in someone’s story about how it worked for them without some facts behind it.” 

+ 1 a thousand times

Post # 86
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

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@abax:  omg- i thought i was getting bashed again. i told myself if one more person tells me i’m an asshole i’m jumping off a bridge. thank you for saving me and please make out with me! 🙂

but seriously, science.

Post # 87
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

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@mamadingdong:  Haha, no worries. Yeah science!

 

Post # 89
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

Oh my god. this post totally did not help my morning sickness…ewwwwwwwwwwwww

Post # 90
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

I will encapsulate mine and eat it. I also plan to have a home birth with a midwife, my 2 doula’s (who also happen to me my sisters), in a birthing tub. 

Post # 91
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Uh no. I’m sure my uterine wall that expels monthly is full of nutrients too but I’m not about to start making tampon Popsicles. 

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