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What We Really Know About Placenta-Eating

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  1. Placentophagy is the act of eating the placenta after birth. 00:20

  2. There is no current data to suggest that eating placenta after birth benefits the new mother's health. 00:59

  3. There may actually be unknown risks to eating placenta that come along with eating part of your own body. 01:35