Stem Cells 101

Discover the possibilities of stem cells for the future of medicine. Umbilical cord blood, umbilical cord tissue, placenta tissue provide infinite possibilities for the future of medicine.

Birth Planning

Check out the latest trends and tried-and true ways to having a healthy baby! Things to consider when in the delivery room and beyond.

Pregnancy Tips

Tips and tricks for a safe and healthy pregnancy. From nutrition and exercise to unexpected steps you can take to help baby develop to their fullest potential.

Cord Blood Banking

Learn how umbilical cord blood banking works - from the collection kit to processing and storing baby's stem cells for the future. Compare banks to find out which is right for your family.

Tissue Banking

Learn about the hidden potential of mesenchymal stem cells for the entire family and how to save them for when the hope of regenerative medicine becomes a reality.

Cures and Clinical Trials

Stem Cell researchers around the world are studying their potential to cure genetic diseases, reverse damage from injuries, and improve quality of life for all ages.

Beyond Pregnancy

So you gave birth to a happy and healthy baby, what happens next? How breastfeeding, vaccines, car seats, and other precautions can protect baby from common infections and mishaps that have serious consequences.

In The News

Trending Topics in pregnancy, stem cell research, and cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue banking.

Stem Cells 101

Discover the possibilities of stem cells for the future of medicine. Umbilical cord blood, umbilical cord tissue, placenta tissue provide infinite possibilities for the future of medicine.

Birth Planning

Check out the latest trends and tried-and true ways to having a healthy baby! Things to consider when in the delivery room and beyond.

Pregnancy Tips

Tips and tricks for a safe and healthy pregnancy. From nutrition and exercise to unexpected steps you can take to help baby develop to their fullest potential.

Cord Blood Banking

Learn how umbilical cord blood banking works - from the collection kit to processing and storing baby's stem cells for the future. Compare banks to find out which is right for your family.

Tissue Banking

Learn about the hidden potential of mesenchymal stem cells for the entire family and how to save them for when the hope of regenerative medicine becomes a reality.

Cures and Clinical Trials

Stem Cell researchers around the world are studying their potential to cure genetic diseases, reverse damage from injuries, and improve quality of life for all ages.

In The News

Trending Topics in pregnancy, stem cell research, and cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue banking.

Beyond Pregnancy

So you gave birth to a happy and healthy baby, what happens next? How breastfeeding, vaccines, car seats, and other precautions can protect baby from common infections and mishaps that have serious consequences.

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Everything You Need to Know: A Parent’s Guide to Delayed Cord Clamping There has been a lot of buzz going around the parenting world lately about the practice of delayed cord clamping, with expecting mothers asking questions like what is it, what are the benefits, and how it will affect my child down the road.

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3 Facts About Cord Blood Stem Cells That ViaCord & Cor Blood Registry Won't Tell You | Americord

Cord Blood banking is a confusing topic. Many parents get bombarded with information when searching to see if cord blood banking is right for them. Cord Blood Registry and Viacord don't always give you all the facts you need to know to make an informed decision. At Americord, we believe in informed choices and share important information to help you make the best choice for your growing family.

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Public vs Private Cord Blood Banking | Americord

Where should you bank your baby’s cord blood? After the birth of a baby, the umbilical cord and placenta are typically discarded as medical waste, but if requested, stem cells from the cord blood inside of them can be collected for storage or donation. Stem cells can be used to treat a variety of diseases.

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