‘Baby blues’ can’t be beaten by taking placenta pills, experts claim

The trend for placenta pills has little to no effect in staving off the ‘baby blues’ (Picture: Getty)

Taking placenta pills after giving birth could have little benefit for new mothers, a study has found.

The trend for consuming the placenta in capsule form is becoming increasingly popular in the UK – as well as in France, Germany and the US – and has been hailed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy.

But researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found the capsules have little to no effect on the ‘baby blues’, maternal bonding or fatigue, when compared to taking a placebo.

Scientists said the study,… Read the full story

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