Mum reveals how she decorated her baby’s nursery with artwork made from her PLACENTA.

Michelle Amaya-Schmidt, 40, from New Mexico, used the bloody organ to create five creative prints after giving birth to her son Asher four months ago, reports The Sun.

Michelle explained: “I had a miscarriage two years ago at ten weeks, so giving birth to Asher was all the more special.

“I wanted to catalogue every aspect of his birth and remember it forever – and that included making a print.

“My doula, a woman who supported my birth, asked me if I wanted prints made of my placenta.

“I’d not heard of it before but I agreed.”

Midwife Alyssa Hope who created the art by printing the organ onto crisp white paper.

Five weeks later, Michelle was presented with the unusual post-pregnancy gift, using the five prints to decorate her house.

Proud mum Michelle revealed: “I was delighted by it.

“I’ve put it up in his room surrounded by other mementos from his birth, like his hand and foot prints and ultrasound photos.

“People thought it was very unusual, but I explained to them what it is and why I did it, and now they think it’s kind of cool.

“My husband Nathan wasn’t freaked out by it. He thinks the prints are great.”

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I couldn’t do that. I think I would even prefer to take the capsules than have the art hanging on the wall.

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  • Ok each to their own, but I find it repulsive


  • That sure is different :)


  • Not for me, but each to their own I guess


  • I couldnt personally do this. I think its a bit gross. BUt if it’s special to her than that’s all that matters.


  • Yeah I’m on the fence on this one…placental are amazing but I’m not sure they belong on a wall


  • each to their own…..


  • I think that’s a bit gross.


  • Argh……I’m so over people going on about their love with their placentas like eating it, planting it, carrying it around in bag. It’s done it’s job-Love your baby instead!


  • This is definitely not something I would do as it creeps me out a bit but each to their own.


  • Oh no, this is just gross! Prints on the wall made from blood, sounds like something from a horror movie, Wolf Creek part 3 or something


  • I personally wouldn’t mind them! :-)


  • Absolutely each to their own.
    Not something I would do


  • What a stunning way to remember the birth, love the fact we are all so different


  • It’s not for me either.


  • I would not do this myself but if she wishes to do so it’s her choice!


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