“It is like having a cyborg baby: no longer composed only of human cells, but a mixture of biological and inorganic entities.”
Local beliefs say that your placenta is your older sibling.
In my personal investigation into the world of extreme celebrity beauty treatments, I put placenta on my face, hemorrhoid cream under my eyes, and had my own blood injected into my face.
Birth photographer and doula Angela Gallo thinks that the way images of birth are banned from some sites reflects larger problems with how people discuss birth.
Kim Kardashian is eating hers to ward off postpartum depression, but the uses don’t end there.
Moms know best, but scientists know better.
If you're about to give birth any time soon, rest assured—they've seen, and been covered in, it all before.
Women are turning their placentas into little capsules and swallowing them after birth. But some hospitals are also denying women the right to take their placentas home with them.