Lotus Births Are Trending—But Are They Safe?

More and more parents are asking for lotus births, which involves leaving your placenta attached to the umbilical cord—and, by virtue of that, your baby—until the cord falls off naturally.

Lotus Births Are Trending—But Are They Safe?

Lotus births, which involve leaving the placenta attached to a baby via the umbilical cord, are trending. But here’s what you need to know about the fad.

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