Manual vs Automated Processing

At Maze Cord Blood, we use a manual processing technique, called the Advanced Suspension MethodTM. This method results in higher accuracy and less cell damage than automated processing. Manual processing is significantly superior to automated processing, for two reasons: 1. Better Cell Recovery Rates, regardless of volume received When the volume of cord blood for …

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Top Baby Registry Must-Haves

For new moms, creating a baby registry may seem like fun at first but then can turn into a daunting task. With so many different baby items and options for each, where do you begin? Most people know the basics (clothes, diapers, etc.) but what about everything else? We broke it down to our top …

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Should you bank your twin’s cord blood?

Having twins? You should consider banking both of their cord blood. In the United States alone, the number of twin births has increased from 2 percent to over 3 percent since the 1980s, resulting in an additional million sets of twins. One of the questions many families have when researching cord blood banking is whether …

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Umbilical Cord Blood Helping Children with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a life-long congenital disorder that affects body movement, muscle control, muscle coordination, muscle tone, reflex, posture and balance. Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the developing brain either during pregnancy or shortly after birth. In a phase II trial, Duke University Medical Center researched the use of stem cells derived from …

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Cord Blood Proven to Help Children Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy, normally caused by brain damage or abnormal brain development, is a disorder that affects motor function, balance, and more. Currently there is no cure for cerebral palsy, however, in a study from Duke University Medical Center children who were diagnosed with cerebral palsy showed significant improvements in both brain connectivity and motor function …

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