Are you one of the millions of “soon to be” parents in the world today? If you are then you must consider cord blood banking. A lot of people ask why parents to be should consider cord blood banking and there’s one simple answer. Cord blood banking can safeguard the health and well-being of your child in the future. Here’s how it goes.
While still inside the uterus, the child is actually nourished and protected by the placenta. But after a baby is delivered, the mother’s body has no need for the placenta anymore because it only serves as a temporary organ which provides oxygen and nutrients to the child. Even the doctors used to find no use of the umbilical cord and placenta after the delivery and discard them without hesitation. [Read more...]