New-mom celebs like Kourtney Kardashian and Gaby Hoffman have lately been touting the benefits of eating their newborn’s placenta. They may have caught on to something: Benefits can include balancing your hormones to fight postpartum depression and aided milk production. Mommies-to-be, talk to your doctor or midwife about freezing the placenta into pills or squares and enjoying it in a smoothie for the nutrients your baby enjoyed.
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