A Regret (Concerning Magical Placentophagy)

The only disappointing thing about the whole delivery experience was that, in the rush of the emergency C-section, they didn’t set aside for us the placenta. We had, of course, planned for our shaman to stew the placenta, through the ingestion of which we might have obtained the mystical powers of the ancestors and forever conquered our spirit enemies. Oh well. Mom and baby are both healthy, and really we can’t ask for much more than that.

One thought on “A Regret (Concerning Magical Placentophagy)”

  1. Turns out I took just enough anthropology courses in college to be dangerous, or at the least obnoxious, rather than useful.

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