Thursday April 9, 2020

Holding on to the cord that cures

When actor Tom Cruise jokingly said he was going to eat the placenta after his partner Katie Holmes gave birth to their child, the world gagged.

26th July, 2008

When actor Tom Cruise jokingly said he was going to eat the placenta after his partner Katie Holmes gave birth to their child, the world gagged.

As strange as it sounds, however, this act happens all the time in the animal kingdom. Some species do actually eat the umbilical cord. In certain cultures, a baby’s umbilical cord is believed to influence its future and is wrapped up in a clean piece of cloth and buried....

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