Eating a placenta has no medical benefit: Dr. Joe Schwarcz
Published Thursday, December 6, 2018 1:45PM EST
Health Canada is warning women not to eat placentas.
Some people believe that eating a placenta can prevent post-partum depression or increase breast milk production, but there is absolutely no credible evidence for those claims.
Dr. Joe Schwarcz of the McGill Office for Science and Society explains why placentophagy is not a wonder cure.