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5 Best Online Resources To Learn about Cord Blood Banking

Are you expecting a new baby and interested to learn about cord blood banking? Here are some of the best online resources to help you get started:

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What Happens to my Child's Cord Blood Sample if I Bank it Privately?

One of the most common questions from expectant parents interested in private cord blood banking is “How does the entire process work?”

This blog post will explain the steps involved when you decide to bank your child’s cord blood in a private cord blood bank.

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10 Cord Blood Facts Expecting Parents Should Know

This post has been originally published in May 2017 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

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Public and Private Cord Blood Banking: A Comparison

If you are an expecting parent looking for more information about cord blood banking, you might have heard or read about public and private cord blood banking. It would be a bit confusing if this is the first time you are researching about this topic. This article will help explain the differences between public and private cord blood banking.

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What is the likelihood that my child will need his own cord blood?


The stem cells from cord blood can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, so what’s the likelihood your child will need their own cord blood?

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4 Best Practices for Signing Up to Cord Blood Banking

Thinking about signing up to cord blood banking but don't know how or where to start? Here are some of the best practices that will guide you in enrolling with a private cord blood bank:

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Cord Blood Banking 101: A Basic Guide for Expectant Parents


The world’s first umbilical cord blood transplant took place in France in 1988 – a fairly recent occurrence – where a young boy was cured of the life-threatening condition Fanconi anaemia, a hereditary disease that affects the bone marrow. Since then, more than 40,000 cord blood transplants have taken place worldwide which has saved thousands of lives.

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How Can Storing Cord Blood Affect Your Baby's Future?

This post has been originally published in January 2017 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

By banking your baby's umbilical cord blood at birth, you are storing the potential treatment to more than 85 illnesses and disorders that could result over your child's lifetime.

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Why Expectant Parents Save the Umbilical Cord Blood

This post has been originally published in June 2017 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

The lifesaving power of a newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood and the regenerative healing potential of the umbilical cord tissue are now widely recognised. As stem cell research and treatments advance, more and more parents are motivated to save the umbilical cord blood of their newborn babies.

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The Remarkable Qualities of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells


This post has been originally published in May 2017 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Umbilical cord blood is the blood found in a newborn baby’s umbilical cord. Expecting parents have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to collect and preserve the umbilical cord blood for many years. This collection and preservation method is called cord blood banking – where after the birth of the baby, when the umbilical cord is clamped and cut – the remaining cord blood is collected and sent to a private cord blood bank laboratory for testing, processing and storage in liquid nitrogen tanks for years, until needed for transplant.

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