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Guide to Sleeping Well During Pregnancy

Sleepless nights are most commonly associated with newborn babies, not pregnancy, but in reality if you aren’t careful, you could end up losing out on valuable sleep while pregnant, which in turn could harm your health and well-being as well as your unborn child’s.

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4 Cord Blood Banking Myths and Misconceptions for Expectant Parents

The decision of whether or not to save your newborn baby’s cord blood stem cells can sometimes be overwhelming for first time expecting parents. But choosing to save your baby’s stem cells at the time of birth can be a life-changing one.

We have put together some of the most common cord blood banking myths and misconceptions, which we hope will provide you with much needed information while you make your decision.

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8 Tips to Help Your Newborn Baby to Sleep Through the Night


Becoming a new parent is incredibly exciting, but it can also be very stressful. What are you doing right? What are you doing wrong? What could you be doing better? Mix the endless with questions with very little sleep and it’s easy to feel like it’s all too much. So here is a collection of top tips to help your newborn baby to sleep through the night.

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Study Aims to Cure Blood Cancers Using Cord Blood that Could Block HIV, too

Researchers in the United States are about to give 10 HIV positive patients with cancer a stem cell treatment that contains a rare resistance gene.  This treatment may not only save them from cancer, but could also cure their HIV infection.

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Tips to Prevent Birth Defects During Pregnancy

Birth defects do happen when babies are born. However, women can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by taking some precaution and following certain guidelines.

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Simple Steps to Cord Blood Banking for Expectant Parents

Cord blood banking is a simple, safe and painless process of collecting the blood from your newborn baby’s umbilical cord after it has been cut away and preserving it for 20 years or more. Your doctor or midwife will perform the collection while we handle the shipping, processing and storage.

Saving your baby's cord blood with Cells4Life is pretty simple. Here is an infographic that explains the simple steps to cord blood banking for expectant parents:

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5 Easy Ways to Take Care of Your Newborn Baby

Having a baby is a life-changing experience and a feeling that you will always remember. Because we love our children, we want the absolute best for them – take care of them and provide for all their needs. If you just had a new baby and you’re looking for a few tips to help make your life a little easier, here are 5 easy ways to take care of your newborn baby:

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New Stem Cell Treatment Uses Umbilical Cord Blood for Bone Marrow Patients

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has shown that a new umbilical cord blood stem cell treatment could be safe to use on patients who previously required a bone marrow transplant. The researchers found that 94% of adult cancer patients who received the treatment had successful stem cells grafts in the weeks that followed.

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12 Superfoods to Eat During Pregnancy


Now that you're pregnant, there's more pressure than ever for your body to feel refreshed and ready to grow your baby. Here's a list of superfoods to eat during pregnancy.

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New Year, New You: 15 Ways to be a Better Parent

As a parent, all we want is to raise healthy, confident and happy children. There is so much advice available to parents on how to raise children and how to be better parents. Here are just a few ways to be a better parent that you may want to start working on as part of your New Year’s resolution!

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