Is Cord Blood Banking Necessary?

Cord Blood Banking Concerns and Costs The most obvious argument against is that the odds of needing cord blood for medical treatment is very, very slim.  Below is a news release on a policy published in the July,1999 issue of Pediatrics, the peer-reviewed scientific journal...
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Benefits of Cord Blood Banking

The primary benefit to cord blood banking is that it provides a type of medical insurance. This insurance is not from a financial perspective, but rather takes the form of having the necessary medical building blocks available should they be needed in the event of...
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Cord Blood Banking Options

Public banking vs. Private banking Many public banking proponents believe that the greater good to society is to donate your baby’s cord blood stem cells to a public bank for use by someone who may need it, since the likelihood of your baby needing it...
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Donating Cord Blood

Why Donate the Umbilical Cord Blood The umbilical cord is commonly known as the birth cord or the funiculus umbilicalis. This cord connects the developing embryo to the placenta. It is the umbilical cord, which supplies oxygen, nutrient-rich blood to the fetus from the placenta....
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Cord Blood Banking Costs

Cord Blood Banking Costs, Info, and Facts   Sometime when a mother is expecting a baby, the umbilical cord blood acts as the life support system between mother and baby. Using a cord blood is vital because after the umbilical cord is removed after the...
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