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  • Placenta Capsules
    Placenta encapsulation: Another consideration for pregnant woman.
    Expecting moms have a lot to think about – ranging from what to eat, to naming the baby, to the birth plan. If you are pregnant (or were pregnant recently) you likely added to your to-do list the consideration of placenta encapsulation...
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    Human placenta home to bacteria
    The human placenta – previously thought to be a sterile environment – has been found to contain a small but diverse amount of bacteria. According to a study published in the May 21 journal Science Translational Medicine, researchers...
  • Birthing/Whelping of German Shepherd puppies
    Birthing/Whelping of German Shepherd puppies
    You know the day is coming soon so you look for signs of the beginning stages of labor for your German Shepherd soon-to-be Mom. As humans, each GS is going to be different in showing signs of labor and how they prefer to whelp. The main thing to...
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    Placenta stew: One of the 40,000 new laws for 2014
    At the dawning of a new year, unused gym memberships and other short lived resolutions aren't the only things Americans will see in their near future. As reported by Fox News on Dec 30, 2013, a whopping 40,000 new laws will be on the books in...
  • UCLA research may lead to reduced pregnancy complications
    UCLA research may lead to reduced pregnancy complications
    Researchers at UCLA’s Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research UCLA Research have found a key element necessary for the proper function of the placenta, the temporary organ that supplies nutrients and...
  • Jenelle Evans
    ‘Teen Mom’ star Jenelle Evans reports on Kailyn Lowry to make money?
    “Teen Mom” star Jenelle Evans has been tweeting stories about her co-stars and other “Teen Mom” stars in hopes of making money from the stories. And even though some of the co-stars have slammed her for sharing stories...
  • Kailyn Lowry
    ‘Teen Mom’ star Kailyn Lowry has big plans with her placenta?
    “Teen Mom” star Kailyn Lowry is getting ready to give birth to her second child, but it sounds like she is trying to think of how she can improve her pregnancy experience this time around. And it sounds like she may be jumping on a...
  • Pregnant woman
    Women with PCOS more likely to have abnormal placentas while pregnant
    A new study published on June 11, 2013 in the journal Human Reproduction has found for the first time that the placentas of women with PCOS are at least twice as likely to be defective in several different respects when compared with the placentas...
  • Kim Kardashian tweets belly pics
    Kim Kardashian wants to eat placenta after giving birth to baby girl
    Kim Kardashian is willing to do a lot to maintain her famous appearance. The New York Daily News reported on June 3 that Kim is interested in eating the placenta after she gives birth. On the Sunday evening premier of "Keeping Up With The...
  • New Autism Study
    New autism study out of Yale: Placenta used to determine autism risk to newborns
    A study coming out of the Yale New Haven Medical School “confirms more strongly than ever that cellular adnormalities of the placenta are a marker for autism and possibly other brain related disorders.” According to Med City News on...
  • Placenta
    Purpose and functions of the placenta
    The placenta is an extremely complex piece of biological equipment. It is a little bit like an artificial kidney, it allows your blood and the baby's to come into very close contact - but without ever mixing. This enables your blood to pass...
  • Another UCLA stem cell research breakthrough
    Another UCLA stem cell research breakthrough
    UCLA stem cell researchers have discovered a stem cell process, which begins before birth, which ensures that one will have an adequate blood supply throughout his or her lifetime. The study, which was published March 1 in the peer-reviewed...
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    Junk DNA lets you have a baby
    Scientists at Yale University published new findings in the September 25,2011, issue of the journal Nature Genetics that elucidates the role of what was once thought to be junk DNA in the development of placentas in human reproduction and the...
  • Placenta Capsules
    Your own placenta in a capsule: Say what?
    Scary, gross, disgusting, unbelievable and more but so true Just as we think we have heard of everything. We all know there are some unusually strange treatments and cures out there. Now we may have another to add to the list depending on your...
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    You want me to do what with my placenta?
    “You want me to do WHAT with my placenta?” It was during an interview, roughly five years ago, with a traditional midwife in my living room when I first uttered those words, unsure if I had heard her correctly. “It’s really...