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Cord Blood

Cord Blood Banking

Your baby’s umbilical cord is made of tissue that protects and insulates the veins responsible for carrying blood to and from mom and baby during

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Cord Blood

Donating Cord Blood

Could saving your baby’s cord blood save his or her life? Yes! There are approximately 80 different disease or conditions treated by cord blood-derived stem

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Cord Blood

How to Donate Cord Blood

Cord Blood Donation is Safe and Free Cord blood donation is completely safe.  It won’t affect your labor or delivery and no blood is taken

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Labor and Birth

Delayed Cord Clamping

What Is Delayed Cord Clamping? Delayed cord clamping is the prolongation of the time between the delivery of a newborn and the clamping of the

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Pregnancy Complications

Umbilical Cord Prolapse and Compression

What is Umbilical Cord Prolapse? Sometimes, before or during labor, the umbilical cord can slip through the cervix after your water breaks, preceding the baby

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Pregnancy Complications

Rh Factor Blood Type and Pregnancy

How Your Rh Factor Blood Type Affects Your Pregnancy Usually your Rh factor blood type isn’t an issue. But during pregnancy, being Rh-negative can be a problem

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Labor and Birth

Cutting the Umbilical Cord

Throughout your pregnancy, the umbilical cord has functioned as the connection between your baby and the placenta. It has brought important nutrients and blood to

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The First Year

Umbilical Cord Care

The umbilical cord transported nutrients from you to your baby throughout your pregnancy. Now your baby has a purplish-blue stump that is about a half-inch