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Natasha Hamilton On Eating Her Baby’s Placenta: ‘I Have Been Feeling Fantastic’

The former Atomic Kitten star, who’s just had her fourth child, has revealed she’s had her baby’s placenta made into capsules for her to take

Following in the footsteps of the likes of January Jones, Natasha Hamilton has become the most recent celebrity to eat her baby’s placenta.

The singer, who gave birth to her daughter with Five’s Ritchie Neville in September, admits that the turning the placenta into pills is the ‘best money [she’s] ever spent.’


‘If it was me chopping up my placenta and eating it, I would be violently ill,’ Natasha told Mail Online. ‘But I had it made into pills, it cost me £175 and it's best money I ever spent

'I would have been taking some kind of breastfeeding supplement anyway so why not take something natural.’


While eating the placenta is not every mum’s cup of tea, Natasha says that it’s made her feel fantastic and ‘breastfeeding has never been easier.’

The idea may not appeal to everyone, but many mums swear that eating the afterbirth will help avoid baby blues, boost milk production and get a natural energy high.


Already a mum of four, the star reveals that she would love a fifth child – her second with Ritchie. While not yet engaged, the couple have discussed marriage plans but want to wait until their daughter, Ella Rose, is old enough to be a flower girl. 

‘We have talked about it a lot, I know what kind of wedding I want and we both agree that we want to wait,’ says Natasha. ‘We want Ella to be a flower girl and have some kind of memory of the day her parents get married. I also want one more child.'

Would you consider eating your baby’s placenta? Let us know in the comments box below.

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