How to Choose a Cord Blood Bank

How to Choose a Cord Blood Bank

There are a lot of decisions to consider when having a child – will the birth be natural? Is an at-home birth better than a hospital? Will you save your newborn’s cord blood? After all, you only have one opportunity to do so, but deciding which cord blood bank to...
Why Do People Bank Cord Blood

Why Do People Bank Cord Blood

Cord blood is blood that is found in the blood vessels of the placenta and umbilical cord. It is typically collected immediately after birth—right after the baby’s cord is cut. As a procedure, it is generally safe for both mom and baby. The tricky part is in the...