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My Cord Blood Banking Journey

Ever wonder how customers feel after banking cord blood with Americord? We interviewed a remarkable mother and asked about her experience. Read more here.

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Facts About Americord, Our Stem Cell Banking Services & Standards

Want to know more about us? Here are some facts about Americord to help you decide why we are the best private cord blood bank for your family's needs.

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Latest Research in MSCs Shows Possibility of Treating Heart Disease, Lung Cancer & More

Mesenchymal Cells Research is gaining momentum in the world of stem cells. See how MSCs are the future of regenerative medicine with over 50 clinical trials.

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Top 3 medical breakthroughs of 2010s: Womb Implant, Cancer Spit Test & Mississippi Baby

From a womb transplant to a cancer spit test, these are Amerciord's top three medical breakthroughs in the past three years.

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Zika Virus: Symptoms, Birth Defects & Ways to Prevention It

What is the Zika virus and how can you help prevent it to keep mom and baby safe? We have all the tips to give you a peace of mind and make baby's future bright.

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A black and white photo of a baby and mother to show how the AAP released new guidelines on how to protect baby from SIDS.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): Causes, Early Signs & Prevention

SIDS is the leading cause of death in children less than a year old. Here are the new AAP guidelines to help protect newborns.

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Become a Cord Blood Ambassador, Raise Awareness

Who is a Cord Blood Ambassador and what do they do? Cord Blood Ambassadors are individuals participating in Americord’s National Cord Blood Awareness Month campaign called #BankOnBaby.

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Interview with Americord CEO about Cord Blood Banking

All About Cord Blood Banking :: Wednesday Wisdom

A Baby Proofed Parents' article -meet Americord's CEO and learn the in's and out's of cord blood banking.

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​Americord Yields 60% More CD34+ Stem Cells

Americord's Cord Blood 2.0 technology gives parents the chance to yield a higher cord blood volume and more stem cells. Learn more about Cord Blood 2.0.

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Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplant Could Cure HIV And AIDS

Cord blood stem cells have a potential to cure AIDS and HIV. Learn more about stem cell transplants and how they can be used to cure AIDS.

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No Cord Blood Physician Kickbacks - No Problem

Private cord blood banks like Viacord & CBR provide physician kickbacks for product recommendations. Americord does not. Discover Americord's unparalleled service and standards.

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A baby on his tippy toes as a sign of growth as a metaphor for the growth in the private blood bank industry.

Autologous Immune Enhancement Therapy & Stem Cell Transplant

With a dramatic rise in autologous transplants, more expectant families are saving cord blood stem cells. Discover how blood banking could benefit your family.

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Federal and State Governments Lend Support to Cord Blood Banking

As the cord blood banking industry continues to grow, the federal and state governments have created laws to increase funding and public awareness. Learn more.

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Harvard Researchers' Adavances In Cord Blood Stem Cells Expansion

Harvard researchers attempted to expand the stem cells in umbilical cord blood to improve transplant success. Learn more about the research and its findings.

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Only 1/3 of expectant parents have adequate cord blood knowledge.

What's Your Cord Blood Banking Knowledge?

Many expectant parents do not have appropriate cord blood knowledge. This means they are unaware of their option to bank cord blood and may not know all the ways cord blood can protect their family.

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The winner of #Bankonbaby has been announced

Meet Laura Adams, the winner of #Bankonbaby, our National Cord Blood Awareness campaign. Laura has been a dedicated Cord Blood Ambassador since the beginning of July. She shared facts about cord blood on all her social media accounts. The prize for all her hard work, a $500 Amazon gift card.

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July is National Cord Blood Awareness Month

The month of July is National Cord Blood Awareness Month, and we are doing our part by continuing to raise awareness of affordable cord blood banking options. See our recent press release online here for more on our activity in the cord blood community.

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How Millennial Parents Are Changing the World of Parenting

Their parents may criticize them as a generation of tech-crazed and somewhat spoiled children, but the truth is that millennials encompass the largest and most diverse demographic who are now not only dominating the workforce, but also becoming parents themselves.

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Americord Maintains Highest Quality Guarantee

Americord has the highest Quality Guarantee out of all the private cord blood banks in the United States. What is a Quality Guarantee?

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Americord’s No-Fee Cancellation Policy

Cord blood banking is a significant investment, so many people do a fair amount of research online and may also ask for advice from doctors or friends before they decide whether or not to bank their baby’s cord blood and which cord blood bank to use.

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