Category: Cord Blood

Cord Blood Banking Costs

Cord Blood Banking Costs By now you’ve decided that you like the idea of banking your child’s cord blood, but you are probably wondering, ‘How much is the cost of the cord blood collection’?  Like most things in life, money plays a factor in your decision. …

Cord Blood Banking Cord blood storage program

Cord Blood Banking Cord blood storage program Fees do apply to privately store your babies cord blood collection. These fees are applied to the costs of materials, shipping, processing, testing, cryopreservation and long term storage. Lifeforce Cryobanks believes that everyone should have the opportunity to store …

How to Donate your Baby’s Cord Blood

How to Donate your Baby’s Cord Blood Talk with your doctor or midwife about your decision to donate umbilical cord blood. Find out if your hospital collects cord blood for public donation and note the contact number of the public cord blood bank.Cord blood donation is …

Cord Blood Collection Process

Cord Blood Collection Process Cord blood is obtained by syringing out the placenta through the umbilical cord at the time of childbirth, after the cord has been detached from the newborn. Cord blood is collected because it contains stem cells, including hematopoietic cells, which can be …

About Umbilical Cord BloodCord Blood Stem Cells

About Umbilical Cord BloodCord Blood Stem Cells Stem cells have the unique ability to potentially become many different types of cells in the body. These include cells constituting skin, bones, blood, heart muscle, cartilage, the brain (keratinocytes, osteocytes, monocytes, myocytes, adipocytes, chondrocytes and neurons) and more. …

Benefits of Cord Blood Banking

Benefits of Cord Blood Banking After your child is born, the umbilical cord remains filled with blood remnants; this specific blood is Cord blood. This blood has been known to be enriched with valuable stem cells that help with a variety of medical treatments for many …