Win with MysmartkidJoin Mysmartkid today and stand a chance to win a LeapFrog LeapPad worth R1 999!
 
Is organic best for kids?Organic food benefits not only your body, but your family's bodies and the rest of the world.
 
Search

Would you eat your own placenta?

Does the thought of eating afterbirth turn your stomach? Mad Men actress January Jones disagrees.

January Jones eats her placenta

Image: Getty Images

You may think that celebrities have natural energy and vigour when returning to work after having a baby. January Jones, however, has her own way of getting back on the proverbial horse.

According to E!online, January has a doula that's making sure she eats right, takes vitamins, drinks tea and pops a placenta capsule when she's feeling lethargic.

That's disgusting, right? Or is it? The internet is filled with people who eat the placenta raw, cook it up in a placenta lasagne or even dry it out and turn it into a powder.

January Jones was not necessarily on board right off the bat. "It's something I was very hesitant about, but we're the only mammals who don't ingest our own placentas." Personally, I'd say there's a good reason for that. But maybe that's just me.

The now pro-placenta mom added, "It's not witch-crafty or anything! I suggest it to all moms!" Or you could just make a placenta teddy out of it...

Follow Robyn and Parent24 on Twitter

What do you think? Would you consider eating a placenta?
By: Robyn Addinall

Results

Suggest a vote

NEXT ON PARENT24X

Read Parent24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.