(NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) -- Back off, Brooklyn doulas and Kourtney Kardashian — eating your placenta could harm your baby.
Moms who eat their placenta could pass along life threatening diseases they carry thanks to eating the organ, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned.
That’s because there are currently no standards for placenta consumption. And the organ may not be heated up enough to kill off harmful bacteria before it’s eaten.
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