Correction to: Forensic Sci Med Pathol (2020) 16:295–312–00214-2

The article A practical guide to placental examination for forensic pathologists was originally published electronically on the publisher’s internet portal on 24 December 2019 without open access. After publication in volume [16], issue [2], pages [295–312] the author decided to opt for Open Choice and to make the article an Open Access publication. Therefore, the copyright of the article has been changed to © The Author(s) 2021 and the article is forthwith distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made.

The original article has been corrected.