Not sure if this is the right place to post it, but I saw some other threads here about placentas. My son was born at 33 weeks so my birth had to be more medicalized than I wanted but I did get to see my placenta. When the nurse took it away in a bucket I felt so sad, like it was such a waste. I was proud of it even though I didn't know as much about it as I do now. Anyway, this is the first I've heard about encapsulating it? How do you do that? Are there companies that do that sort of thing? Can the hospital give you a hard time about taking your placenta? Like hazardous waste or whatever? My husband still thinks it's gross, but he'll come around, next time I'm gonna <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eat.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Eat">:!!!