Placenta Pill Problems: Weighing the Pros and Cons – ChildrensMD

14 3 — Health, Kids

Some men and women uncover the concept of consuming your personal placenta disgusting, when other people swear by it. But what is the scientific advantage of taking encapsulated placenta, and additionally, what are the dangers? Dr. Shelby Dickison, OB/GYN at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses some of the dangers that come with taking a placenta pill and the lack of proof to recommend there are any added benefits to taking it. Protect your self and your youngster from issues like Zika virus, and forgo the placenta pill.

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