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    Default Show me your placenta!

    I find them absolutely fascinating. I didn't see mine with DD1. I had it removed in theatre and fell asleep. DD2 I looked but didn't snap a pick. DS I had DF take a pic for me.

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    I was fascinated with the placentas of of my children too! Didn't get to see DS 1 but asked to see DD and DS 2.

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    I don’t have any photos of mine, I have a lot of photos of others peoples though (from working as a placenta encapsulator). I didn’t see the first 3. Dd4s the midwife showed me as she was checking it over to make sure it was complete. Dd5 I took home and encapsulated it, we didn’t know until she was born that it was a marginal cord insertion. It was pretty awesome to see. Ds’s placenta was absolutely massive, and his cord was super thick but I didn’t really get a good look at them. I wish I’d gotten photos

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    that’s dd’s placenta, showing marginal cord insertion. it weighed 665g and was apparently not the typical round shape.

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    and that’s ds’ placenta, weighing 883g.

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    Didn’t get pics of any of mine

    Both Ds2/dd had coed blood/cells collected. By fluke I had the same lady each time. She showed me Ds2 quite fast and it was half gone already. She best described it to me at half drained min e meat. Crackers me up a bit. Dd hers waa completely healthy. Big and fat this time.

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    This is DS'. I think it looks pretty fascinating. Screenshot_20190831-171444_Gmail.jpg

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    oh wow! it’s so big! lovely placenta ❤️

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    Oh wow! These are so fascinating! I don’t have a photo of mine, but my midwife did say it was the smallest she had seen. From memory, I think it was just under 300 grams. It was small, but it did the job!

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    No idea what my placenta looked like, but check out DDs juicy thick cord.

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    great pic! i didn’t get any from the other side of the curtain. the amaesthetist took them and she was standing behind me


 

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