Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] .....thanks + placenta........
From: "Ken Iisaka" <>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2000 20:47:18 -0700
References: <00d901c00401$e3e6b540$e19015a5@oemcomputer> <> <00e401c005af$076d6780$> <>

> Ken Iisaka wrote:
> >
> > Here's a Noctilux picture of the placenta, in a bowl.  If you get
> > grossed out easily, I do not recommend viewing this image.
> >
> Thanks Ken (I think!?!)  Hey, did the nurses at your ante-natal baby
> classes suggest the taking home, cooking up and eating of your
>  We passed on that one - took us about one second of thinking music to
> decide.

No, we didn't do that, but is apparently a custom in many parts of the
world, and most animals eat the placenta after giving birth.  The
placenta supposedly contains some amount of pictocin that promotes
contraction of the uterus.  I don't know or have not heard about the
taste, though.

In reply to: Message from "tmlee" <> ([Leica] .....thanks + placenta........)
Message from Rick Dykstra <> (Re: [Leica] .....thanks + placenta........)
Message from "Ken Iisaka" <> (Re: [Leica] .....thanks + placenta........)
Message from Rick Dykstra <> (Re: [Leica] .....thanks + placenta........)