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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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
Discover how cord blood and cord tissue stem cells can be used to treat a wide array of diseases and treatments, such as leukemia, cancer, diabetes and more.
Cord Blood 2.0 has officially been launched! This product was developed to help make cord blood a better and more viable treatment option, and after doing some thorough research, we found that the best way to accomplish this goal was to find a way to increase the size of cord blood collections.
Maternal blood samples are required by the FDA. Learn more about the maternal blood draw and common questions that are asked by expectant parents.
What comes next in the cord blood banking process after you enroll? Check out our comprehensive list to learn about every step of cord blood banking process.
After you enroll,
(1) we will send you the cord blood collection kit, which is a small box containing of the collection materials and instructions.
If you are pregnant, there is no doubt that you want all of the facts on the cord blood bank that you plan to use. At Americord, we know that we are the best cord blood bank for several reasons.
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.