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Mothers do not need an Undertaker for their Afterbirth!

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Women who give birth at NYU Langone Medical Center and wish to keep their placentas have been forced to track down a licensed funeral director to rescue the fruit of their labor from the hospital morgue. Many women are choosing NYU because of their progressive Baby Friendly status; let's help mothers bond with their newborns and spend those early hours breastfeeding - not making phone calls and paying for an unnecessary service. Remind NYU that New York State allows hospitals to release healthy placentas that are wanted for religious or cultural purposes.

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