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If the hospital sells your placenta, shouldn't you get to have the baby for free????

Posted by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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Just wondering about this....the hospitals make millions of dollars off of healthy placentas, shouldnt i get a discount or something....wondering what you guys thought about that .....supposedly they use them in cosmetics lotions shampoos, ect.

by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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LoveMyLos
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:18 PM

i always thought the placenta was the "steak" you got for dinner.....hmmm....

justgg
by Ruby Member on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:20 PM

confused

redneckmama2
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:21 PM

OMG that sounds so nasty!!! hahaha i am so glad i was never given steak in the hospital when i had my kids

Quoting LoveMyLos:

i always thought the placenta was the "steak" you got for dinner.....hmmm....


born2bAmother
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:44 PM

i have.....i had london broil....now u got me thinkin....lol

Quoting redneckmama2:

OMG that sounds so nasty!!! hahaha i am so glad i was never given steak in the hospital when i had my kids

Quoting LoveMyLos:

i always thought the placenta was the "steak" you got for dinner.....hmmm....



born2bAmother
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:47 PM

bump

PEEK05
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:47 PM

No

MissLinn
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:48 PM
Lol! And eww!


Quoting LoveMyLos:

i always thought the placenta was the "steak" you got for dinner.....hmmm....


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Mercy121
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:48 PM

what do you mean "have the baby for free"?  as in not pay a hospital bills?

lyranightshade
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:49 PM

Um... what? I.. I've never heard this, OP. I'm very, very confused. But, yes, if they make a profit off my placenta, I would expect them to give me a little break on the cost.

spastic_poodle
by on Aug. 17, 2011 at 9:51 PM
I've wondered this as well. How can they sell and make a profit off of MY placenta without my express permission?
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