In a word: YES.
In several more words: Why not? It probably can’t hurt, and it might really help you!
I am a huge, huge proponent of postpartum placentophagy, based on my own experience with it after my second birth.
The proposed benefits of placentophagy that are most often listed are:
- accelerated milk production
- faster healing
- reduced hormonal mood swings
- increased energy
- reduced postpartum bleeding
- preventative for baby blues and PPD
This is going to be a link-free post, because there’s no substantial scientific research on human placentophagy. However, the anecdotal evidence is overwhelmingly positive. Yes, you’ll find sensationalized anti-placenta articles here and...