Jackie Dunham, CTVNews.ca Staff
Published Thursday, 29 November 2018 8:58 EST
Last Updated Thursday, 29 November 2018 10:45 EST
Mothers who leave bloody placenta, umbilical cord, and forceps in Mississauga, Ontario. the park, which incited a massive police search, called the incident a "misunderstanding" and said he only returned his birth to nature.
On Monday afternoon, a pedestrian walking his dog found clear evidence of labor at Sugar Maple Woods Park. Fearing the safety of the mother and her baby, the Peel Regional Police conducted a large-scale search in the area and issued a notice to the public to request information about the case.
The next morning, Natasha Das Gupta received a call from her mother who told her: "I think your placenta is all over the news."
The 27-year-old mother told CP24 she gave birth to her daughter in a house in Brampton, Ontario. more than a year ago. He said that he kept everything from birth, including the placenta and medical devices, and stored it in a bag in his freezer.
After his daughter was only one year old, Das Gupta said he thought it was time to do something with his birth.
"I want to do something really natural with it," he explained. "I don't just want to throw it in the trash and not, the trash can is not a better choice. I really want to do something really beautiful and calm and just put something that is natural back to nature. "
On Friday night, Das Gupta said he took a Tupperware container containing his belt from the freezer and walked to the nearest park.
"I went to the forest myself and I found a good place, you know, not interesting, no one would find it, and I had it in Tupperware and I threw it away somewhere and packed my plastic and went thinking just that," he say
Das Gupta said he almost forgot him until he received a call from his mother on Tuesday morning.
"I'm like‘ Oh my God, '"he said of his initial reaction.
At the urging of friends and family, Das Gupta said he called the police to tell them that the placenta was his and he and his baby were fine. He said he realized there were people out there who might be very worried about him and his baby so he decided he had to call the police.
After his telephone conversation with officers, Das Gupta said he went to the police station to testify before the camera that he threw away the birth and gave DNA samples to them. He said they told him that he could finally have it back and do whatever he wanted.
Das Gupta called the whole experience "real" and said that he had never imagined that something so personal would be very common.
"That's like the biggest misunderstanding of my life," he said.