New Mom Sues Hospital For Her Placenta

by Admin on June 17, 2016

Woman not given rights to her own placenta without a court order


Jordan Thiering, a new mother in Rankin county Mississippi who planned to deliver at River Oaks Hospital, Flowood, made all the arrangements to prepare for the arrival of her baby boy.

What she didn’t expect was that she also had to make arrangements for a court order that would give Thiering the rights to her placenta.

Thiering said

“I grew my baby, I grew my placenta,”

“There should be no one that can tell me what I can or can’t do with it.”

Chaninat and Leeds are experts in sensitive cases and have been trusted Thailand family lawyers for decades

Placentophagy‘ or the act of eating one’s own placenta’ has become more popular in Western society.

It has been claimed by People who support eating the placenta, that it can increase energy levels of the mother after giving birth and also her milk production. Apparently it can also help to keep away postpartum depression. Contrary to these claims however, the health benefits ‘have not been scientifically proven’.

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