Stories tagged: placenta
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017
A woman is accused of stealing her daughter’s placenta and umbilical cord from a hospital in Idaho in an attempt to conceal any possible drug use that could result in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017
Health officials are warning new moms about the potential dangers of taking pills made from their placenta, after an Oregon infant’s infection was tied to the practice.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016
Scientists carefully probe a placenta donated after birth, bluish umbilical cord still attached. This is the body’s most mysterious organ, and inside lie clues about how it gives life – …