Sharna Burgess adopts her placenta to aid postpartum recovery

Sharna Burgess takes her placenta in pill form after welcoming son Zane.

“I highly recommend this,” the 37-year-old wrote “Dancing With the Stars” during an Instagram Story Q&A on Tuesday.

“I had my placenta collected by our baby nurse who is also a doula,” the choreographer continues. “She processed my placenta… and put it in capsules for me.”

Burgess takes “two a day, as a vitamin,” she explained.

The dancer claimed that ingesting the placenta after delivery “supposedly helps with hormone balancing, milk production, PPD prevention and all around recovery.”

As for her own experience, Burgess wrote, “My recovery was great and my mood and milk were positive all the time.”

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“I highly recommend this,” Burgess wrote via Instagram Stories about placenta ingestion.
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When another Instagram follower asked her about her postpartum emotions, the new mom called them “a flood.”

She explained: “It’s beautiful and it’s terrifying. I have this irrational [sic] fears of all the ways I can screw it up. But then the instinct also comes up and I realize that I have this.”

Sharna Burgess and son Zane
The dancer gave birth in June.
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The Aussie gave birth to her first child and Brian Austin Green, the 49-year-old actor’s fifth, on June 28. (The “BH90210” alum is also the father of Kassius, 20, with Vanessa Marcil, as well as Noah, 9, Bodhi, 8, and Journey, 5, with Megan Fox.)

While debuting Zane’s face via Instagram earlier this month, Burgess wrote that becoming a mom “cracks” [her] wide open.”

She wrote, “I never knew love of this kind or capacity existed and it is beautifully overwhelming to process. … I will love and worry about him until my last breath and beyond.”

Sharna Burgess and Brian Austin Green
She shares her son, Zane, with Brian Austin Green.
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Green, for his part, called Burgess an “amazing” mom during a recent interview with E! News.

“She has been a wonderful stepmother to the three younger children I have, but she was concerned,” he told the outlet on July 7. “will be able to do all the things you should.” And she just jumped in.”

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