Public VS Private Banking

Besides having to deliver at a specific hospital, with public banking you choose to relinquish ownership of your baby’s cord blood sample for public use. And unless you meet strict qualifications, your baby’s cord blood could be discarded. Though there is no cost for this generous donation, if your baby needed a stem cell transplant, …

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Why Do Babies Have Umbilical Cords?

The umbilical cord is your baby’s lifeline, in every sense of the word. According to the American Pregnancy Association the umbilical cord attaches the fetus to the placenta in utero. The placenta is an extremely fascinating organ, in that it is a brand new organ that your body develops just for the purpose of supporting your pregnancy, …

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