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Literature review on the practice of placentophagia

AWHONN SmartBrief | Dec 06, 2016

Placentophagia (consuming the placenta) has historically not been a common practice among humans. Over the past few decades the practice has gained attention as more women, particularly educated, middle-class, White American women, choose to partake in this practice. Authors of an article in Nursing for Women's Health review the existing literature to determine if the purported health benefits of placentophagia are backed by evidence. Read the abstract in Nursing for Women's Health. Blank (12/06)


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