With the acceleration of cord blood research, expectant parents are now getting more interested in storing cord blood in cord blood banks. But there are many blood banks in the world and part of your major task is to select the cord blood bank that works for you. [Read more...]
So one of the best decisions you can make is to opt for cord blood banking. Cord blood will be collected from your child’s umbilical cord after delivery. The whole process is simple and all takes is just a few minutes of collecting blood using a syringe after the umbilical cord has been cut or clamped.
The cord blood has stem cells that are found to protect individuals from certain diseases. Just some of the major diseases that cord blood treats include leukemia, hodgkin’s blood disorders, leukemia, anemia, sickle cell, lymphoma, and heart diseases. Cord blood is known to treat over 80 diseases but researchers are now trying to apply cord blood on other diseases such as diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis, and others. And so we can expect more of these developments in the future.