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Last updateTue, 28 Oct 2014 9pm
Cord blood, also referred to as umbilical cord blood, is the blood present in the umbilical cord and placenta before, during, and after birth of an infant.
Stem cells are the body’s master cells and have the ability to replicate to form different cells in the body.
Cord blood banking is the storage and preservation of cord blood at a facility and used for treatment of certain types of hemolytic, metabolic and immunologic diseases.
Cord blood is collected after the birth of a newborn but prior to the delivery of the placenta.
here are many advantages to using stem cells from umbilical blood than stem cells from bone marrow.
Do you know the difference between a Public Cord Blood facility and a Private facility?
There are approximately 70 diseases treatable with cord blood stem cells.
Are you looking for a cord blood banking facility and not sure how to start your search? Here are some tips to keep in mind when looking for a facility to store your baby's precious cord blood.
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