The Placenta in the Freezer

My body is amazing. Not only has it grown two tiny humans, it also grew an entire new organ which supplied them with the nutrients they needed to survive.

I was terrified of giving birth to my first son. I have a very low pain threshold and at the time only had two close friends who had given birth, both of which swore by getting an epidural ASAP. When the time came I did not hesitate, the cool numbing ice cocktail…