You’re Carrying More Than One Miracle.
Did You Know You Can Donate Your Placenta?
If you have a planned cesarean section, placenta donation is an opportunity for you to help others heal. The process is simple, easy and free, without any risks to mother or baby.
The Opportunity to Make a Difference
The amniotic membrane of the placenta has the potential to help numerous patients heal. One donation can heal as many as 100 people. Placenta is used to aid healing in eye, oral and spine surgeries. It is also used to treat wounds and soft tissue injuries that are difficult to heal, such as diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and burns.
Placentas are usually discarded after the birth. By donating your placenta instead you will:
Give others the gift of sight
Help others fight infection and pain
Offer others a better chance at healing difficult wounds
An Extraordinary Power. An Extraordinary Gift.
Donating Placenta is Easy, Free and Safe.
If you are scheduled for a cesarean section and your physician is a participating member of our placenta donation program, consider sharing your miracle to help those in need. The process is simple:
Trust Our Expertise
Tides Medical’s mission to provide products that promote healing and improve surgical outcomes begins with donations like yours. We understand and accept the responsibility placed on us with your gift. Which is why we have created a division that focuses only on placenta donation, Louisiana Organization For Transplant (L.O.F.T.). The L.O.F.T. team is specially trained to use your gift for the miracle that it is, with the respect and appreciation it deserves.
Frequently Asked Questions
How is the placenta used?
Is a blood test required?
Yes. A blood sample is obtained from the donor mother only during routine blood testing prior to delivery. The blood is tested for infectious diseases, such as HIV, Syphilis, HTLV, CMV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
Will I get the results of the blood test?
Will it cost me anything to donate?
Will donation affect me or my baby and the care we receive?
Will I be compensated for my donation?
How was my gift used?
For further information regarding the outcome of your donation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 337.704.5716.