Cord Blood

Donating Cord Blood

Saving cord blood saves lives, but currently, less than 10 percent of parents choose to store their newborn’s cord blood.  This means that the majority of potentially life-saving cord blood is discarded and unavailable for someone in need of a lifesaving transplant. Instead of discarding your newborn’s cord blood, consider donating to the nationwide public […]

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Why Donate Cord Blood?

As you prepare to welcome your newborn into the world, there is an opportunity to help save someone’s life, just by donating something hospitals typically discard after your child is born. Inside every newborn’s umbilical cord are stem cells that were used to create life.  Some of these cells are left behind after your child […]

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Cord Blood Banking – Your Three Choices Explained

As you prepare to welcome your newborn into the world, it’s a good time to think about how to make the best use of the potentially life-saving stem cells in their umbilical cord blood. Umbilical cord blood is a unique type of blood, only available for collection immediately after childbirth.  Unlike mature blood, umbilical cord […]

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