Oct 12, 2011
I was very fortunate that the hospital nurses allowed us to do this but they actually gave us our placenta. They had asked me what I was going to do with it and I honestly just wanted to have a couple of bites of it to help me with bleeding/hormones etc. I know everyone there was pretty grossed out including my husband who had to cut the chunks out, but I ate it and felt very energized afterwards. My recovery has been great so far after a week and postpartum bleeding is less than both prior pregnancies. Just wanted to share this, I know some women encapsulate their placenta and some cook it in different dishes.