I put "yes." While the idea doesn't thrill me-- it doesn't gross me out... well, not totally.
I know it can be useful in a number of ways, and *might* (although I don't see a lot of controlled evidence for this) help with PPD-- and I have struggled with depression throughout my life, so I'd be willing to try it.
I must say that capsules of dried placenta or an infused liquor sound much more appealing to me than raw or cooked placenta.
Hard to explain why, since bodily functions, etc. don't gross me out in the least-- and I love organ meat! :LOL
It's purely psychological... And that still doesn't make much sense to me, 'cause that *kind* of thing doesn't usually bother me!
Maybe if it were small pieces each time... But the idea of serving up a big ol' slab of placenta ....
The capsules thing seems like the perfect solution, but I heard it was less effective. Frankly, I'll chew on a big ol' hunk of raw placenta if it keeps me from developing PPD... Even if it cuts down on it by 25%!
Jeez, this whole topic... :LOL Plenty of people are going to think I'm
when I have a homebirth, but eating the placenta?
They're going to think I'm