Your Placenta Rights
After giving birth, hospitals typically incinerate your placenta, unless it appears to have suffered damage during pregnancy. If there is anything abnormal, the hospital will keep it for testing to determine if baby is at risk for any development delays.
Understanding Your Rights
To learn more about the power of the placenta, click below.
Placenta Laws By State
Click your state on the list below to download statements that affirm your rights to your placenta.
Placental Tissue Banking
Placental tissue stem cells are currently being researched in hundreds of clinical trials studying the treatment of conditions and diseases ranging from treatments for internal sicknesses and diseases, to skin and eye wounds.