- Decrease baby blues and postpartum depression
- Increase and enrich breast milk
- Increase energy
- Decrease postpartum bleeding
- Decrease iron deficiency
- Decrease insomnia or sleep disorders
–There have been no official scientific studies to confirm or deny the benefits of eating the placenta.–
I did ask to see the placenta after my son was born. (Yes, I know that is a little weird, but I was curious.) I did not get any cravings to take a bite out of it, take it home to bury it under a tree, or ask to dehumidify it to snack on in the middle of the night.