Preparing for the coming of the best gift that can be given to a parent to be entails knowledge on how to protect and promote the health and well-being of the future baby. It is for this reason why cord blood banking is very popular these days. Cord blood banking is one of the best ways a parent to be like you can ensure his or her baby’s health and safety.
Researchers have discovered that umbilical cord blood was a good source for stem cells-cells which has the ability to treat a wide variety of immune related diseases. These diseases are basically considered as degenerative diseases and stem cells in the umbilical cord blood encourage the regeneration of lymphocytes, and other blood components that make up a healthy immune system. And so instead of throwing the placenta and umbilical cord after a delivery, medical professionals and parents find it best to collect the cord blood from the umbilical cord and store them in facilities for future use.