Esther Hornstein is a wife and a mother of 2. She is a New York state Licensed Acupuncturist and nationally board certified by the NCCAOM. Her Brooklyn based practice emphasizes women's and children's health as well as chronic pain syndromes. She has participated in acupuncture research programs at Lutheran Medical Center and NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. She has been a placenta specialist since 2010.
When I was pregnant with my first child I also happened to be nearly half way through earning my graduate degree in Acupuncture. At school, I met a mom in her 40s who asked me which stroller I…was planning to buy and if I planned to eat my placenta? One of these questions was not like the other. While this mom hadn't eaten her placenta, she wished she had. She told me it would keep my hair shiny and my nails strong. She suggested that after my baby was born I cook… >> Read More