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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.
Researches showed that cord blood and tissue stem cells can remain as viable as the day they were frozen. Learn what your options are after 20 years of storage.
It is important for you to enroll for cord blood banking with Americord around a month before your due date – or sooner if possible.
Learn why a special medical courier is needed for transporting fresh cord blood stem cells, such as keeping the cells at a certain temperature and more.
Confused about what cord blood bank to choose for your baby? This 26 question guide can help you make the best decision for your family.
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.
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.
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.
Learn what the industry average stem cell count for cord blood is and how Americord's unique collection process allows us to get twice as many stem cells.