Posts tagged "placenta"

Sorry, Smug Moms! Your Placenta Smoothie Has No Actual Health Benefits

Guess Alicia Silverstone drank all those placenta smoothies for nothing.

Robyn Pennacchia | June 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Placentae & Umbilical Cords: Eat, Donate, Bury, Or Burn Them, Just Don’t Throw Them Away

“So what did you do with your placenta and umbilical cord after you gave birth?” I’m coming onto the blossoming revelation that this is a conversation that a lot of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 11, 2015 - 9:00 am

New Mom Gaby Hoffmann Made Smoothies Out Of Her Placenta, Yum!

“Placenta, placenta, placenta. Just eat that s–t up, and it does a girl good. … I made smoothies out of it for three weeks. I had a home birth, so…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 7, 2015 - 11:30 am

Mommie Dearest: Let’s Talk About The Placenta

It always amuses me when something concerning pregnancy, birth, or parenting pops up as a “trend.” Odds are, that “trend” has been in practice for ages, but most likely in non-urban,…

Avital Norman Nathman | May 7, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Do Not Want: A Picture Frame Made Of Placenta

January Jones and other new mothers have been known to eat their placentas or swallow them in pill form, to the disgust of some. For those who don’t want to…

Ami Angelowicz | November 26, 2013 - 11:20 am

Eating Placenta? It’s Mmm-Mmm-Good!

Eating placenta might sound like the most hippie of hippie-dippie pursuits. But if an article in New York magazine is to be believed, eating your afterbirth (or placentophagia) is trés,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Ke$ha Wants To Wear Your Teeth On A Necklace. You Know, To Go With Her Mom’s Placenta.

“I’ve received one tooth from a fan. I made it into a pendant for a necklace. But now I really wanna make a fan tooth necklace to wear to an…

Ami Angelowicz | May 19, 2011 - 1:20 pm

So, Lady Gaga’s Egg Costume Was Actually A Placenta?

“I was in Amsterdam on my tour bus. I was thinking about birth–about embryos. Even my hair color was a washed-out rose color . . . It was meant to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 18, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Oksana Grigorieva Left Mel Gibson After A Placenta-Burying Ceremony. Huh?

A month after the nasty altercation between Mel Gibson and Oksana Grigorieva on January 6th—the one where Mel allegedly punched her twice, breaking her teeth, and threatened to kill her,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 29, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Placenta Teddy Bears Are Pretty Disgusting

EW! So disgusting! Some kooky designer in London is turning afterbirth placentas into teddy bears. First, London-based Alex Green cures the placenta with salt to kill bacteria; then Green softens…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2009 - 2:40 pm