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Banking on cord blood stem cells

Cord blood stem cell is the common term heard at the Gynecologists’ office.  The increasing awareness of cord blood stem cells is a promise of a prevention of common genetic disorders and a host of diseases.   What are cord blood stem cells? The umbilical cord which is attached to …

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Cord Blood Banking – Safe and Cost effective

After parturition the child is separated from the mother by cutting the umbilical cord that joins the baby with the mother’s placenta. This cord blood is usually discarded. However, it should be noted that the cord blood is a rich source of stem cells and doctors advise new mothers to …

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Cost of Cord Blood Banking can be expensive

Cord blood preservation has become a popular option among parents today. Gone are days when it was considered a medical waste. Cord blood, which contains stem cells, is the blood in the newborn’s umbilical cord. It is preserved for later use because of its life-saving properties. Found to be extremely …

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