Most scientists agree that the existing research is tenuous. Placenta is known to contain high levels of iron, vitamin B-12, and certain hormones—a fact activists cite as proof of its nutritional value—but there is no conclusive study linking, for example, the iron in a placenta to increased strength in a new mother. -New York Magazine 
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Recently, placenta capsulation has become a big trend among Hollywood celebrities. Since Mad Men star January Jones admitted to taking these supplements to fight off fatigue and help promote healthy healing of her after-birth body.

“Your placenta gets dehydrated and made into vitamins,” she explains. “It’s something I was very hesitant about, but we’re the only mammals who don’t ingest our own placentas.” Jones told PEOPLE Magazine.

So how does this work?  The growing trend among new mothers involves eating the after-birth placenta. This system is called “placentophagia” and is referred to as, either dehydrated placenta or in placenta in a pill form. These processes cost hundreds of dollars to maintain per month. Mothers nation-wide are spending you money and fully partaking in this practice.

So what do you think? Since eating your placenta is a common practice in other areas of the world, would you consider this?

Actress, January Jones gave birth to a baby boy named Xander Dane Jones on Tuesday, her rep told Us Magazine.

"Mom and baby are doing great," the rep says.

It's the first child for the Emmy-nominated Mad Men actress, 33 has not yet disclosed the identity of Xander's father.

Congrats to the single-mama!!
The Mad Men star January Jones is glowing and going to be a mom. 

"January Jones is happy to announce that she is expecting her first child this fall," her rep tells PEOPLE Magazine. 

She now joins the list of single moms in hollywood! good luck to her!!