Study Finds No Actual Benefit To Eating Placenta

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Despite a growing number of supporters who believe the practice may improve a new mother’s mood, provide nutrition, and give her more energy, a recent study has found that there are no clear benefits for mothers who eat the placenta after their baby’s birth. What do you think?

“Clearly they haven’t tasted my mom’s placenta.”

Herbert O’Hara • Gardening Assistant

“I always thought eating the placenta was about asserting dominance over your baby.”

Maria Belanger • Graffiti Artist


“I’ll settle for the placebo effect.”

Elisha Garrett • Yoga Mat Stacker