Admittedly, I have never even considered eating my placenta – whether raw, steamed, blended, or dried & encapsulated. Ever. I’ve never even looked into it. However. On my doula yahoo group, there have been several – and I mean several – posts about this option. Up until about two weeks ago, I thought this was just a freaky, hippie, weirdo thing to do.
I have discovered that it really isn’t. It’s a viable option that seems to have far more benefits than I ever thought it could. Frankly, it’s still weird to me, but in the interest of learning all I can about the options women have, I started checking it out.
And, if I have another child, I will probably consider encapsulating my placenta and using it for many of the purposes listed on the following sites: