Kim Kardashian plans to “eat” her placenta

You read it right; Kim Kardashian is eating her placenta in the name of preventing postpartum depression since giving birth to her son Saint West.
Kim Kardashian pregnant

The 35-year-old mum of two explained her reasoning on her website and app, in a post earlier today:

“So, I’m really not this holistic person or someone who would have ever considered eating my placenta. I actually thought Kourtney would have soooo done this, but I don’t think she did,” the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star wrote.

Her older sister Kourtney did in fact take placenta pills after she gave birth to her third baby Reign Aston a year ago.

Kim’s ‘amazing’ placenta pills.

“And when I say “eat my placenta,” I mean that I’m having it freeze-dried and made into a pill form—not actually fry it like a steak and eat it (which some people do, BTW),” Kim continued.

“I heard so many stories when I was pregnant with North of moms who never ate their placenta with their first baby and then had postpartum depression, but then when they took the pills with their second baby, they did not suffer from depression! So I thought, why not try it? What do I have to lose?”

Saint West, who she gave birth to earlier this month, is Kim’s second baby. She also consumed her placenta after giving birth to her first child, two-year-old daughter North West, for the same reasons.

Mad Men actress January Jones is another celebrity mum known for taking her own placenta pills.

Watch: Kim Kardashian-West is home from hospital

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