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What is Cord Blood and Why is it Important?

 

Did you know that one of the very best things you can do to protect your child’s health in the future is actually a decision you can make at birth?

Saving your baby’s cord blood after birth is your once-in-a-lifetime chance to capture powerful stem cells that can potentially treat many illnesses. This practice, also known as cord blood banking, is a growing trend among new and expectant parents around the globe. Over 35,000 transplants have been performed using stem cells from cord blood and clinical trials are being conducted for treatment of many conditions such as brain injury, autism, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, blindness and more!

The below infographic explains about what cord blood is and a short introduction to cord blood banking. If you want to learn more, download our Free Cord Blood Info Pack »

Cord Blood Awareness Infographic by Cells4Life – July 2014

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