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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.
In New Zealand, a hopeful couple are participating in a study that will use one of their son’s cord blood stem cells to research treatment for another son’s cystic fibrosis.
As a longtime nurse, Stela has always been exposed to the fascinations of the medical world. But after a visit to her OBGYN, she was introduced to cord blood banking which would ultimately help protect baby’s future. She was able to get over 1 billion TNCs from her cord blood banking with Americord. Read about Stela's experience.
There's a lot of information about cord blood banking that some cord blood banks won't tell you. Here are 3 facts about cord blood that you need to know.
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.
Americord is a quality service cord blood bank. We are competitively priced towards our major competitors Cord Blood Registry and Viacord. A huge influx of referrals from our existing clients have in turn made us one of the fastest growing companies in the country.
When you bank your baby’s cord blood, the mother will be required to provide a blood sample. This blood sampling process is called the maternal blood draw.
Pregnancy can be overwhelming but cord blood banking doesn't have to be. Learn the cord blood banking basics, such as benefits, potential uses and more.
Find out why parents change their minds about cord blood donation and choose private cord blood banking to store their baby's umbilical cord stem cells.
Cord blood collection process may seem complicated at first. Check out our 5-step guide to learn everything you need to know about how cord blood banking works.
Many private cord blood banks let clients pay for storage upfront, either for a set number of years. These year increments can be 10, 15, or even 25 years.
Cord blood banking is a once in a lifetime opportunity that is available only at the time your baby is born.
Cord blood banking has many different steps. It sounds complicated. There is so much flying through your mind as you prepare for your new baby’s arrival, cord blood banking may seem too overwhelming to add to the list.
Life is an incredible journey, filled with several twists and turns, joys and sorrows. Day in and day out we give our best efforts to live to the fullest, and to enhance the lives of the people around us.
Cord blood banking is gaining popularity among new and expectant parents, but is it worth the cost? Find out why cord blood banking is a worthwhile investment.
We know that cord blood banking can be expensive. Americord offers payment plans to help alleviate some of that financial pressure and spread out the cost.
We’re sure you’ve heard it before from every other bank out there: “with us, cord blood banking is easy!” Well, we want to do more than tell you.
There are state laws that indicate that an OBGYN must tell their patient about cord blood banking at a certain point in their pregnancy.
Cord blood banking costs don't have to be out of your budget. See how Americord provides a high-quality lab at an affordable price.
Shipping cord blood, is all about speed. Cord blood needs to be in the laboratory within 48 hours or else there is a chance that the quality of the collection can be jeopardized.
When it comes to making decisions for your baby, you want to make sure that you have all of the critical information at hand.