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Cord Blood

  • What is Cord Blood?
    What is Cord Blood?

    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.

  • What are Stem Cells?
    What are Stem Cells?

    Stem cells are the body’s master cells and have the ability to replicate to form different cells in the body.

  • What is Cord Blood Banking?
    What is Cord Blood Banking?

    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.

  • Collecting Cord Blood
    Collecting Cord Blood

    Cord blood is collected after the birth of a newborn but prior to the delivery of the placenta.

  • Advantages of Using Cord Blood for Stem Cells vs. Bone Marrow
    Advantages of Using Cord Blood for Stem Cells vs. Bone Marrow

    here are many advantages to using stem cells from umbilical blood than stem cells from bone marrow.

  • Private Cord Blood Banking vs. Public Cord Blood Banking
    Private Cord Blood Banking vs. Public Cord Blood Banking

    Do you know the difference between a Public Cord Blood facility and a Private facility?

  • Statistics in Stem Cell Transplants
    Statistics in Stem Cell Transplants

    There are approximately 70 diseases treatable with cord blood stem cells.

  • Finding a Credible Private Cord Blood Bank
    Finding a Credible Private Cord Blood Bank

    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.