“Post-Partum Placenta Encapsulation: You’re Going to Do WHAT?! Why!?”
Human placentophagy–Consuming or ingesting placenta or afterbirth. In less fancy terms, placenta encapsulation. Turning your placenta into capsules …to consume, to ingest like by your mouth. For real? Yes, I’m serious. Initially, it sounds like the most repulsive, disgusting thing ever imaginable. But it is actually quite natural and is universally practiced among mammals and cultures. I had heard of it but was far too scared to try it with the birth of my son.