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Great or Gross? Unique Baby Keepsakes from Placenta Art to Breastmilk Jewelry

By carolyncastiglia |

Most mothers want to remember the special, warm years from gestation and birth through the infancy of their children, but are some baby keepsakes a little grosser than the rest? I kept my daughter’s hospital bracelet and a few drawers of her baby blankets and clothes, but that’s about it. If you’re a super sentimental or uber-crunchy mom, though, there are plenty of unique baby keepsake options out there for you like the ones found below, many of which involve preserving shed body parts or fluids. They’re all lovely, if you can get past the ick factor, that is. Take a look:

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Great or Gross? Unique Baby Keepsakes from Placenta Art to Breastmilk Jewelry


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Carolyn Castiglia is a New York-based comedian/writer wowing audiences with her stand-up and freestyle rap. She’s appeared in TONY, The NY Post, The Idiot’s Guide to Jokes and Life & Style. You can find Carolyn’s writing elsewhere online at and The Huffington Post. Read bio and latest posts → Read Carolyn's latest posts →

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