Title

Effects of Human Maternal Placentophagy on Maternal Postpartum Iron Status: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-3-2016

Publication Title

Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health

Volume

62

Issue

1

First page number:

68

Last page number:

79

Abstract

Advocates of human maternal placentophagy report that encapsulated placenta is an excellent source of dietary iron. Our study compared the effect of ingested encapsulated placenta on maternal postpartum iron status versus that of a beef placebo

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