CORD BLOOD, AND WHY IT SHOULD MATTER TO YOU.
Why should you bank your infant’s cord blood? The way we see it, every child comes with a biological insurance policy. It’s called cord blood. Umbilical cord blood is rich in multipotent Hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs), which can replace bone marrow and produce the cellular ingredients necessary for healthy blood and immune systems. Thus if cord blood cells are transplanted at some future time, they can help restore the immune and blood systems to help fight diseases and replace diseased blood.
Cord tissue refers to the stem cells found in the umbilical cord tissue itself — Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs). MSCs are multipotent cells that can differentiate into any type of cell or tissue, such as bone cells, cartilage cells, muscle cells, and fat cells. On-going clinical research trials suggest that MSCs have the potential to treat scores of serious diseases.
Storing your baby’s cord blood and cord tissue enhances your ability to keep your child healthy in years to come. But it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that can only be taken at the time of birth.
Cord blood is the blood collected from your infant’s umbilical cord immediately following birth. It contains Hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs), which replace bone marrow and give rise to all red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. These extraordinary cells have already been proven to treat dozens of diseases. Learn More
Cord tissue refers to the stem cells found in the umbilical cord tissue itself called Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs). MSCs are multipotent stromal cells that can differentiate into a variety of cell types including: bone, cartilage, muscle and fat. Learn More
Cord blood stem cells are currently used to treat over 80 different diseases and new transplant treatments are being discovered all the time. Additionally, dozens of clinical trials are in progress using both cord blood and cord tissue, offering the potential to save and extend lives. Learn More
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