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post #21 of 34
I'm so showing your pic to my hubby so he'll know what to expect! Thanks!
post #22 of 34
That is what is known as a false knot. A true knot would be the cord itself turned into a knot. There is usually enough Wharton's jelly inside the cord to keep from compressing it, but the false knots are usually one of the cord vessels with some extra lenght to it..really cool pics, btw! Congrats!PS, I gave this answer without reading the other responses, I see Yalad answered it before me..she's right...
post #23 of 34
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Originally Posted by Juvysen View Post
I think there's only the one... it was a couple years ago.

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l2...r-placenta.jpg
Wow, that cord does look much shorter than my DS. So interesting on how the placenta and cord can vary, yet all function completely the same.

Anyone else have placenta pics to share/post?
post #24 of 34
Yeah, your cord seemed really long.

It's funny... my DD (which was a hospital birth, so we don't have pics of the placenta) had such a huge placenta that the midwife was calling in nurses to have a look...lol. It was overflowing the placenta bowl. So when our midwife the second time told us we needed a bowl for the placenta, we were both thinking "omg, do we have a bowl that big??" ... we were thinking it might *just* fit in the bowl in the pic. Turns out Ds had a much smaller (uh, normal sized) placenta.
post #25 of 34
all the veins in that last pik remind me of a tree
post #26 of 34
Thank you for sharing. Your pictures are great and very interesting. Congratulations on your sweet son! :
post #27 of 34
So awesome! Thanks for sharing!

I had all my babies in a hospital (first ended up cs, so illegal to have rest at home, I was told - sigh). I saw dd#2's placenta (I asked to see it). I wanted to pick it up to really see it but I was afraid they'd say no in a not nice way - so I really appreciate those clear pics.
post #28 of 34
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Originally Posted by Juvysen View Post
I think there's only the one... it was a couple years ago.

http://i97.photobucket.com/albums/l2...r-placenta.jpg
Wow..'The Tree if Life' indeed! I love how it takes on a tree look.
Thanks for sharing.
post #29 of 34
Yeah, we thought it was really cool
post #30 of 34
Amazing!!! - I plan to do prints too! (and then eat it lol) - So I will share when the time comes! hehe
Thank you for sharing!
post #31 of 34


Add me to the weird list i think that placentas look interesting.

My daughters cord was so short that she could barely be played on my stomache right after birth, we didn't get pictures of hers though.

My husband made sure to get pictures of my sons though and his cord was longer we didn't measure it though.

Ryker's Placenta ignore the date stamp the battery came out of the camera at some point so most of the birth pictures are photostamped with that date :

post #32 of 34
Oooooooooh neeeat! Thanks for sharing
post #33 of 34
Those are some very cool pics
post #34 of 34
Super cool! Thanks so much for sharing. I was so very sad that my placenta was just whisked away and disposed of before I could even see it. I didn't think to ask until the next day, and by then it was completely gone.
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