Some experts tell us the practice has no benefits at all (and may even pose a risk) but that hasn’t stopped lots of mums – including a bunch of famous ones – encapsulating their placentas and popping the resulting pills postpartum.
Or perhaps going one step further and just popping their frozen placenta chunks in the blender with some random fruit! Gulp. #TrueStory
People had noisy and disapproving things to say when Nikki Reed revealed she'd popped her placenta.
"Last day of placenta pills," the Twilight actor posted on Instagram. "Not ready to say goodbye!!!!!"
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