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Storing Your Placenta After Birth Until The Encapsulation Takes Place
In some instances, the hospital stores placentas in their freezer until discharge. If a hospital is storing your placenta until discharge, you must make sure they label the placenta so that it reflects it is going home with you.
You or someone you know must transport your placenta to your house. We provide a hard sided cooler prior to the birth of your baby. Hospitals and birth centers package the placenta for you for transport. At hospitals, you can get ice from the nurses station for the cooler. If birthing at a birth center, you may have to get ice for the placenta from a gas station or grocery store.
A placenta can be stored in a refrigerator for four days before it needs to be encapsulated or thrown away. We would love to encapsulate your placenta before it gets to day four in the fridge. If you feel like it may take more than four days until you feel ready for our postpartum placenta specialist to come begin the encapsulation, it is a good idea to freeze the placenta from birth until the encapsulation. If your placenta is or has been frozen, it must be taken out to thaw in the fridge 24 hours before the encapsulation begins.