Healthy Baby Contracted Serious Strep Infection TWICE After Mother Consumes Placenta Pills

Mom to mom: we all want to do the best for ourselves and our bodies after giving birth. After all, we need to be in good health, well rested and the right  frame of mind to be able to take care of our new little babes who truly keep us on our toes. It has been rumored for some time that eating your placenta after giving birth (which can be done in many different forms such as smoothies, drying it, pill form, etc) can help your body with postpartum depression, so many women choose to take their placenta home from the hospital with them and do just that.

According to the Center For Disease Control and Prevention, a major warning was issued this week against eating your placenta because something pretty scary has been happening to babies.

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See why you should think twice about eating your placenta!


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