How Cord Blood Tissue Benefits Your Children? - HealthBanksUS

How Cord Blood Tissue Benefits Your Children?

Healthbanks Pregnancy Cord Blood Blog

Choosing to collect and store stem cells and cord tissue (cord blood banking) from the umbilical cord right after birth can be a profound, life-saving decision for your child.

Having a child is a joyful experience but seeing your precious loved one fall ill with a devastating disease, such as cancer, means your life and theirs will be forever changed. HealthBanks provides an affordable, easy way to greatly reduce the chance of your child suffering through a variety of diseases. It’s called cord blood and tissue banking which essentially is the process of extracting stem cells and blood from the umbilical cord immediately after the baby is born.

Harvesting blood and cord tissue from the umbilical cord is a safe, painless procedure for both the mother and baby.  Once the doctors verify the mother and baby are safe, time is of the essence for harvesting the life-saving cells.

Umbilical Cord Detail - Stem Cells & Blood

The umbilical cord tissue is made up of a variety of components with a few key parts being of particular interest: Wharton Jelly which makes up a large portion of the cord material, the pair of umbilical arteries that supply the baby with blood and nutrients and the umbilical vein which returns the blood from the baby to the mother.  Important Mesenchymal stem cells are harvested from the Wharton Jelly while the cord blood is harvested from the umbilical cord vein.  Both materials are collected with our kit and then sent to our facility for immediate testing and processing.

Should the child develop a disease that can by cured using their own healthy stem cells and tissues, the store samples are retrieved. This process is far easier and more affordable than you think! We’ll discuss the process below, but first let’s take a look at the impact of cord blood and tissue banking.

What can cord blood and tissue cure so far?

Right now, cord blood and tissue banking is used to address more than 80 diseases including various types of cancers, blood disorders, immune deficiencies and metabolic disorders. Click here for a list of current diseases that are being treated through cord blood and tissue banking.

Research is ongoing to see how the body’s own cells can help with cell repair and cell regeneration. Exciting strides are being made globally and the list of what can be cured through cord blood and tissue banking continues to grow day by day. Investing in storing these life-saving cells now can change the outcome of a disease later that is not yet on the “curable” list.

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Can’t I just get a donor?

Donor are matched on need, availability and many other factors. The truth is, if your child is in a medical position that requires healthy blood and tissue, a match with a viable donor can come too late. If that child’s own healthy blood and tissues are waiting safely in storage, that changes the outcome dramatically.

Is cord blood and tissue storage affordable?

Yes. HealthBanks uses a streamlined process, automation and ownership of storage facilities to keep our efficiency rate high and our costs low. We offer not just the best processing, but also the best storage possible thanks to Thermogenesis’ BioArchive System. Simply put, you won’t find a better process, storage option or price anywhere else.

 

Our aim is to empower parents so they can protect their children. Contact us today to learn your options about cord blood and tissue storage. It starts with our no-obligation consultation and ends with the long-term peace of mind that you have made the best decision for your child’s future health. We look forward to working with you.