Daniel Benyshek

Study: Maternal Placenta Consumption Causes No Harm to Newborns

The largest study of its kind found mothers who consumed their placenta passed on no harm to their newborn babies.

Anthropology Professor Daniel Benyshek led a study that found mothers who consumed their placenta passed on no harm to their newborn babies when compared to infants of mothers who did not consume their placenta. (UNLV Creative Services)

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