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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.
Collection kits tend to differ from one cord blood bank to another. Learn how Americord collection kit and equipment stands out among competitors.
Things can get hectic during delivery. Follow our cord blood checklist to ensure collection runs smoothly during your baby's arrival into the world.
Do you travel frequently or plan to live abroad? See why Americord is your best choice with our all-inclusive pricing structure for cord blood storage.
Unlike competitors, Americord has no hidden fees to store your baby's cord blood. Learn all about our pricing and what services we can provide your family.
Americord puts quality first and at an affordable price. See why else Americord is a great choice for your family's cord blood banking needs.
As an expectant parent, you've probably heard some information about cord blood banking. Consider this before making a final decision.
Considering banking your baby's cord blood stem cells? Make sure you choose the best cord blood bank for your family that has these advantages.
Americord is dedicated to making cord blood banking the best it can be. We strive to better the art of stem cell banking for you and your family.
Cord blood banking has had a long and groundbreaking journey, and it would not be where is is today without the help of these fathers of cord blood banking.
Doctors sometimes charge for a cord blood collection fee, if that happens Americord will reimburse you. Find out more about our reimbursement policy.
Are you asking the right questions when selecting your cord blood bank? Make sure you know these key questions to ask before making your decision.
An in-depth umbilical cord blood banking review on Americord by a Registered Nurse. Find out why she felt drawn to Americord, our products, and services.
When deciding on whether or not to bank your baby’s cord blood, you must always consider the cost. Most expectant parents are interested in cord blood banking. However, not all expectant parents can afford it. Let’s face it, it is expensive and cord blood banking pricing is confusing.
Cord blood banking costs can add up, especially with yearly storage fees. Find out how Americord keeps quality by not breaking your bank.
Will health insurance cover cord blood banking? In most cases no, but if you have a medical need some insurance providers will. Learn more here.
More and more parents are storing their babies’ cord blood and tissues, and multitudes of cord blood banks have sprung up to compete for their business. The biggest is Cord Blood Registry (CBR).
What is an average umbilical cord blood collection?
The average stem cell count for a cord blood collection is roughly 470 million TNC stem cells.
Cord blood banking is an essential part of every birth plan. A breakdown of the benefits and basics to get you started.
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.
Companies have only started to store cord blood for the last 20 to 25 years or so, and for cord tissue a bit less than this. Given this limited time frame of those working in the field, there is no data on how well blood or tissue stores beyond 20 years.