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Please Don’t Eat the Placentas!

I have to stop reading New York Magazine.

Most of the time I regard magazines as a treat. I read them when I’m taking a bath, when I’m traveling, or when I’m having a meal alone. They’re the potato chips of my reading life: I can grab a handful, feel a twinge of self-indulgence, and yet feel good about not destroying my appetite for more serious stuff.

But reading an article titled “The Placenta Cookbook” in the August 21 issues of New York explaining how “For a growing number of new mothers, th…