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HOW TO: Sending Breast Milk/Inclusions

**DIRECTIONS ON SENDING BREAST MILK AND/OR INCLUSIONS**



US Orders:
Please ship milk and/or inclusions via USPS PRIORITY.
The most cost efficient method will be priority flat rate small box.
You can order small flat rate boxes for free from the USPS website, or pick up for free at your local post office. (Current Postage Cost: $7.15)
https://store.usps.com/store/browse/uspsProductDetailMultiSkuDropDown.jsp?productId=P_SMALL_FRB

International Orders:
Please ship your package the most secure and cost effecient method.
Mark your gift package as "milk for jewelry", "jewelry supplies" etc to describe your package.
If problems occur when shipping, please contact us ASAP so we can resolve this issue.

IF YOU ARE LOCAL TO THIBODAUX, LOUISIANA:
Please message assistant Caitlin DuBois or the business page
Please include your name and order number on your milk and/or inclusions.

ADDRESS TO SHIP/DROP OFF:
Will be provided in Order Confirmation email.

HOW MUCH TO SHIP?

  • Milk: 1/2oz minimum per item (MILK MUST BE ROOM TEMPERATURE. Please send extra if possible especially if your piece is larger. 1oz preferred for breast milk baby statue)
  • Placenta: 2-3 capsules 
  • Crushed Flowers: 3-4 petals 
  • Strip of Fabric: length negotiable
  • Umbilical Stump: a piece or the whole piece
  • Lock Of Hair: 2-3mm wide
  • Ashes: 1 teaspoon

THE STEPS TO SHIPPING YOUR MILK AND INCLUSIONS:

  • Triple bag milk and do not send in containers. Containers will not be returned.

  • Milk MUST be fully thawed.

  • Write name, order #, and email on the OUTSIDE BAG. If leaking occurs, your milk will not change colors from the marker.

  • In separate bag, put all inclusions TOGETHER in one bag. They may be separated by bags or envelopes within one separate bag, but inclusions MUST be kept together.

  • Please do NOT send your "last" of anything if possible. We do not ship back any leftover milk or inclusions.

  • Include a piece of paper with your order including your name, order #, email address, and details of what is included in the package. (Example: 1 milk, 1 lock of hair, 5 rose petals, 1 umbilical stump)

  • Package all bags TOGETHER with packaging slip on top of all bags.

  • Package in USPS SMALL FLAT RATE BOX. If you are out of the US, any efficient packaging will do.

  • Please do NOT require signature for delivery.

  • Your full name and return address MUST be on the package.

  • Your order number must be included on the outside of the packaging.

  • It is your responsibility to make sure the package is secure. You may wrap the OUTSIDE bag in tissue, paper towel, bubble wrap, or any item to add cushion around it. Please do not wrap inner bags.

 

Please contact me at laitdelavie@gmail.com if you have any questions about another desired inclusion.