The practice of placentophagy is blamed for a newborn's strep infections.
Alternative Medicine, Women's Health

Newborn’s Multiple Strep Infections Blamed On Powdered Placenta Pills

This morning's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the US Centers for Disease Control casts a light upon a little-known practice among some "natural" childbirth advocates - the consumption of the placenta by the mother herself. In this case, a full-term newborn was moved to the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit after displaying signs of… Continue reading Newborn’s Multiple Strep Infections Blamed On Powdered Placenta Pills