Scientists discovered sooty particles in pregnant women's placentas
'Celularity will be receiving the placenta and umbilical cord for a steal, as no one really knows what it's worth – because it is priceless.'
The placenta is an organ that develops in your uterus during pregnancy.
The placenta is the gatekeeper for a foetus, allowing a mother's nutrients to pass in one direction while waste passes back into the mother's bloodstream. It produces hormones to encourage foetal growth and offers protection against most bacteria, although not against viruses.
We asked the experts.
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