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Inform expectant parents that their placenta is lawfully theirs to keep

As a mother i was not informed throughout the different stages of my pregnancy that in fact my placenta was my own property & I had a choice on what i could do with it. Instead, without any discussion my placenta was disposed of as waste at the hospital.

I have spoken to mothers via pregnancy events who were never told what was going to happen to their placenta.

The Government should run a campaign to raise awareness among expectant parents that they have the right to decide what happens to their placenta as part of their birth plan.

I have spoken to midwifery professionals who agree that expectant mothers should be told of the options. It was only after researching i found that I encapsulated my placenta to aid post birth recovery.

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Currently ranked 1,083 out of 1,785 open petitions, and 27,714 out of 111,867 petitions ever created.

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Open

Created By

Nikki Welling

Created On

Thursday 7 February 2019

Closing Date

Wednesday 7 August 2019