Christina Anstead Reveals She Ate Her Placenta Just One Week After Welcoming Newborn Son

Christina Anstead is getting real about her postpartum life with newborn Hudson.

The HGTV star, 36, took to Instagram this week, revealing that she decided to eat her placenta for the very first time but in pill-form.

While sharing a snapshot of her pink pill container full of gray placenta pills, she wrote, “First time I’ve tried it — and I think these placenta encapsulation [pills] are working 🎉💕.”

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Instagram/ Cristina Anstead
Instagram/ Cristina Anstead

Anstead is one of many stars who have opened up about eating their placenta, including Chrissy Teigen, Nikki Reed, Kim, Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian, Katherine Heigl and Hilary Duff, with many believing it prevents postpartum depression and other pregnancy complications.

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Anstead and her new husband Ant, 40 welcomed little Hudson last week.

The “Christina On The Coast” star also shares son Brayden James, 4, and daughter Taylor Reese, 9, with ex-husband and “Flip Or Flop” co-star Tarek El Moussa. Ant is also father to son Archie, 13, and daughter Amelie, 16, with his ex Louise.

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