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For those of you who missed this week’s two-hour fifth season premier of Mad Men, there wasn’t a lot of January Jones in it. In fact, there wasn’t any January Jones in it … unless you counted the previews.

We’re sure the former Betty Draper will be making an appearance in the acclaimed drama at some point, but it’s clear she’s not going to get the top billing she received in 2008 and 2009, when she was nominated for a pair of Golden Globe Awards.

Jones gave birth to her son – Xander Dane Jones – on September 13, 2011. She has not revealed his “baby daddy,” although the child’s father is reportedly a married co-star from the X-Men movie Jones starred in this year.

Anyway, since giving birth Jones has been working hard to get back n shape.

“Your placenta gets dehydrated and made into vitamins,” Jones told People. “It’s something I was very hesitant about, but we’re the only mammals who don’t ingest our own placentas.”


“It’s not witch-crafty or anything!” Jones adds. “I suggest it to all moms!”

Yum yum.

As gross as it may sound, “placenta capsulation” isn’t that uncommon – and there are actually some measurable benefits associated with it. For example, many women believe that ingesting these pills helps them manage the hormonal shifts that follow in the wake of childbirth.

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