22 Aug '11, 7pm

Would You Eat Your Newborn's Placenta? Find out how to do it, why to do it, and vote @Inhabitots

Would You Eat Your Newborn's Placenta? Find out how to do it, why to do it, and vote @Inhabitots

The decision to eat your newborn’s placenta makes some people a bit squeamish, but not everyone is turned off by the idea. Cooking, drying or blending and then consuming the placenta, while likely rare, is a growing trend among some women. In fact a new piece in New York magazine, The Placenta Cookbook , delves into women who have taken the plunge into the practice of placentophagia , or eating the placenta along with providing a 4-step instructional on how to cook a placenta . Research shows that placentophagia is almost universal in both carnivorous and herbivorous mammals, so maybe the animal kingdom has caught on to something human mammals are missing. Still, Mark Kristal, one of the only known authorities on placentophagia, tells New York magazine that the practice of placenta consumption among humans was first seen in the seventies, and goes on to say. “It’s a New Ag...

Full article: http://www.inhabitots.com/would-you-eat-your-newborns-pla...

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