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> 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 school > classes suggest the taking home, cooking up and eating of your placenta? > 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.