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.


Siblings and Cord Blood: How Your Baby’s Cord Blood can Help Treat a Sibling | Americord

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.

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A Nurse's Views On Cord Blood Banking

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.

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Interested in Viacord and Cord Blood Registry well here are some cord blood banking facts they won't tell you.

3 Facts About Cord Blood Stem Cells That ViaCord & CBR Won't Tell You

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.

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A young child thinking about the future activities he will be doing to symbolize how long you can store cord blood for.

What Happens To Cord Blood Stem Cells After 20 Years of Storage

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.

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In a cord blood comparison Americord gets 5 stars in comparison to their competitors.

Cord Blood Banking Cost Comparison: CBR, Viacord and Americord

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.

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A photo of a needle to symbolize the maternal blood draw process need in the cord blood collection kit.

The Maternal Blood Draw | Americord

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.

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A graphic of the letters A, B, C, D, and E symbolizing the basics of cord blood banking.

Cord Blood And Tissue Banking Basics: Facts, Benefits And Uses

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.

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A quote by Bernard Shaw that is a symbol of a doctor who changed their mind about private cord blood banking.

Cord Blood Donation vs. Banking - Why I Changed My Mind

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.

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A baby who is at ease because his parents did cord blood banking.

Cord Blood Banking Process: Step-by-Step Guide

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.

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A baby who is learning about the Americord storage plan by reading a book.

Can I add more than 20 years to my storage plan?

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.

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Why Is It Good to Save Cord Blood? | Americord

Cord blood banking is a once in a lifetime opportunity that is available only at the time your baby is born.

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Three fingers that act as a symbol for the three cord blood banking steps it takes to enroll with Americord.

Cord Blood Banking Steps - 3 Simple Ways to Bank Cord Blood | Americord

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.

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A parent holding their child's hand to symbolize how cord blood banking acts as a protection plan and helps them live a healthier life.

Cord Blood Banking: A Simple Way to Live a Healthier Life | Americord

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.

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A photo of a happy piggy bank as a symbol for the cord bloost cost being a great investment.

How Much Does It Cost To Save Umbilical Cord Blood?

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.

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A photo of a woman who is putting her credit card into the computer so she can enroll in the Americord Payment Plan.

How Does an Americord Cord Blood Banking Payment Plan Work?

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.

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A black and white photo of a parent helping their child walk as a metaphor for the steps in the cord blood banking process.

How Do You Collect Cord Blood? | Americord

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.

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A photo of a doctor to symbolize the private cord blood banks paying Obstetricians to recommend a cord blood bank to expectant families.

Is Your OB Being Paid to Recommend A Cord Blood Bank? | Americord

There are state laws that indicate that an OBGYN must tell their patient about cord blood banking at a certain point in their pregnancy.

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A dollar folded into a piggy bank to symbolize the cost of cord blood banking.

Save on Cord Blood Banking Cost at Americord

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.

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Shipping Cord Blood – Best Practices | Americord

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.

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A baby reading the Americord Info guide to cord blood banking.

The Best Guide To Cord Blood Banking | Americord

When it comes to making decisions for your baby, you want to make sure that you have all of the critical information at hand.

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