In 2016 a case of neonate illness caused by group B streptococcus, also known as Group B Strep or GBS, was reported to the CDC in Oregon, USA because the mother was consuming placenta pills after birth. The mothers breastmilk tested negative for GBS but the placenta pills tested positive for the … [Read more...] about No risk to newborns when mothers consume placenta
There is no greater way to get up to date with all the new developments in research on human placenta consumption than by listening to the researchers explain it themselves. Here is an excellent interview with two of the lead researchers on the UNLV team who have dedicated their time and energy … [Read more...] about The Science: An Update from the UNLV team on placentophagy research
Article written by Michelle Beacock (IPEN Specialist) - When Michelle first started training as an IPEN Specialist she was also undertaking midwifery training as a student midwife. She used her third year of her midwifery studies to look at the evidence behind placenta encapsulation and wrote an … [Read more...] about Does eating placenta offer postpartum health beneﬁts?