This often leads to the question, what can stem cells from cord blood treat? Here is a look at the diseases and conditions that stem cells from cord blood are currently used to treat. There are approximately 80 diseases and conditions where stem cells are being used.
Do you have a history of these conditions in your family? If so, storing cord blood is a nice insurance policy for your developing baby. If not, you are freer to donate your cord blood and cord blood tissue versus letting it go to medical waste.