If you haven’t heard yet, it is starting to become more and more common for new moms to keep their placentas instead of letting the hospital toss them away with the medical waste.
While there is some debateabout the actual health benefits of usingit to heal the outside or inside of a new mom’s body, many women, doulas, and some doctors swear by the benefits of utilizing the organ that gave the baby life throughout the entire pregnancy. Some parents feel emotionally attached to the placenta too, even if they don’t really feel that it can be used in a medicalcapacity.
Believe it or not, there are many diverse ways to use the placenta after it has served it’s original purpose of sustaining the unborn baby. Moms have gotten very creative with the organ, and some of them are really pushing the boundaries.
Would you ever consider using your own placenta in any of the 10 following ways? I’m not sure that any of this is for me, but I give plenty of creditto the women who want to harness the placenta power!
1. Turn It Into Moisturizer
2. Make Jewelry With It
3. Make Dinner With It As The Star Ingredient
4. Blend It Into A Smoothie
5. Have A Teddy Bear Made With It
6. Create A Healing Balm With It
7. Dehydrate And Encapsulate It
8. Use It As Fertilizer
9. Transform It Into Home Art
10. Cast It In Bronze