Blog

Cord Blood Can Save Your Child’s Life: Effective Against More Than 20 Pediatric Conditions

What if there was a simple and easy way to protect your child from a huge variety of childhood diseases and conditions?

The good news is that there is. However, it’s only an option for babies you haven’t had yet. Cord blood banking is increasing in popularity, and it’s an excellent way to help protect your child’s health and wellbeing. Not only now, but in the future too!

Read More

How Can Cord Blood Immunotherapy Save Lives?

Immunotherapy is a relatively recent interest for scientists (when we say recent, think a couple of decades old!). It usually involves the application of certain drugs, which either spark action in the immune system, or “turn it off” so it doesn’t react to anything.

While this can help treat certain conditions, there are many negative side effects of being treated with drugs. And this is where cord blood immunotherapy is an excellent alternative.

Read More

Why the Processing Method of Cord Blood Matters

If you are interested in storing your child’s cord blood, it’s important that you understand how each stage of cord blood banking works. The processing stage is particularly important as it can affect how many viable stem cells are collected from your child’s cord blood.

Despite the importance of processing, many cord blood banks don’t share much detail about the processing stage and which techniques they use. To help you learn more, this guide will explain how cord blood processing works and why it matters.

Read More

Successful Placenta Stem Cell Transplant Stories


In this article, we are going to share some transplant success stories using the cells from chorionic villi and amniotic membrance of the placenta. These stories highlight the therapeutic value of the placenta and the many ways in which it can be used to treat people suffering from injuries or disease.

Read More

Placenta Banking: How Does It Work?


In this article, we are going to take a closer look at how placenta banking and amnion banking works. This includes an explanation of what happens during the collection process and how the placental cells and amnion are stored for later use.

Read More

7th Child Provides Cord Blood Stem Cells to Save Older Sibling

Your body doesn’t take a break for the holidays! We may be going into a time of relaxation and vacation, but it’s still essential to pay attention to your and your family’s health throughout this time.

In 2021, we’ve seen a huge amount of success with stem cell treatments using umbilical cord blood stem cells. As we go into the new year, it’s only set to increase! As more and more people realize the immense benefit of cord blood banking, the chance of improving health drastically increases. We fully expect even more success stories in the coming year. If you’re not convinced, Mohammed’s story illustrates the importance and the success of this kind of treatment.

Read More

Placental Cells: Benefits and Future Uses


The placenta is a remarkable organ that is essential for producing human life. It supplies a growing foetus with all the nutrients it requires while in the womb, protects it from pathogens, and gives your newborn antibodies to protect it from disease. The placenta can do all these incredible things because of the powerful stem cells, growth hormones, and antibodies it produces. In this article, we'll talk about the medical benefits and future uses of the placental cells.

Read More

Expecting Parents Guide to Placenta Banking

Expecting a baby for the first time is an exciting and joyous experience, but it can be quite nerve- wracking. While you are looking forward to seeing your newborn baby, you may be concerned about their health. Aside from the challenges faced during childbirth, expecting parents often wonder how they should be safeguarding their child’s health for the years to come.

One of the most innovative ways to protect your child’s health is through the use of medical technologies like placenta banking and amnion banking. Placenta banking involves the preservation of the placental cells fom the chorionic villi (the three-like structures on the outer membrane of the placenta) after the birth of a child, while Amnion banking involves the storage of the amniotic membrane.

In this article, we are going to discuss about Cells4Life's latest stem cell banking service, the placenta banking and amnion banking - what are the benefits to your family and how it works.

Read More

Should You Save Your Baby’s Umbilical Cord Tissue?

A few years ago, saving the umbilical cord blood at birth is the only option available for expecting parents when it comes to newborn stem cell banking. At Cells4Life, we can also save a piece of the umbilical cord (cord tissue), the placental cells, as well as the amnion. This provides you the option to store the maximum number of stem cells from the umbilical cord and placenta.

The umbilical cord tissue is rich in Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) that are crucial for tissue repair or replacement. Cells4Life umbilical cord tissue storage keeps the umbilical cord intact, retaining the tissue and the stems cells it contains, providing more opportunities for treatment.

Read More

Cord Blood Banking 101: What Expectant Parents Should Know - Part 3

Welcome to our third and final article on Cord Blood Banking 101 series! On the first part, we talked about the discovery of cord blood use in medicine and what diseases can be treated. While on the second part, we talked about the benefits of cord tissue, why expecting parents save the cord blood and cord tissue with a private cord blood bank, and the process.

In this last article, we’ll talk in more detail about the steps in cord blood banking, the storage options available for expecting parents, and what happens after the cord blood sample is collected and shipped to the laboratory.

Read More

Recent Posts