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A study from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (USA), the first of its kind, shows that taking placental capsules has little or no effect on postpartum mood, mother-baby bonds or fatigue of the mother. Women and Birth magazine publishes the document.
As science teaches us, the human placenta is the organ responsible for metabolic exchanges between the mother and the fetus. It consists of a maternal part, or Basal Decidua, which develops from the maternal tissue, and from a fetal part, ie the corion frondosum that develops from the same blastocyst that forms the fetus.
Consuming the placenta (in pill form) after childbirth has been an increasingly popular trend in countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia and the United States. But a study by the University of Navada, Las Vegas, (UNLV) suggested it does not have as many health benefits as expected.
Eating the placenta brings minimal or no benefits , according to a new study conducted by the Nevada University of Las Vegas.
A new study conducted at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas shows that the intake of placenta capsules, popular among celebrities, has little or no effect on postpartum mood, maternal bonding or fatigue.
American stars are often promoters, even unaware, of new trends that over time tend to expand even in the rest of the world.
He had supported him strongly since the first delivery, but now a new study conducted at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas shows that eating his placenta is not good, as Kim Kardashian wanted to make believe.
There is no beneficial effect associated with the consumption of placenta.
Some say it would give a lot of energy and others who think it would be a possible cure for post-partum depression .
Eating the placenta has become a fashion among the stars, but it seems that there are no healthy benefits for this practice.
The fashion of eating the placenta after the birth is, chopped, dehydrated and reduced in capsules, has no clear benefits for new mothers.
A study recently conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, shows how the consumption of placenta in the form of capsules, has a reductive effect or null on maternal bond, on the postpartum mood, and it could be potentially harmful.