1. What is Cord Blood?
http://www.nationalstemcellfoundation.org/what-are-stem-cells/ 
http://stemcells.nih.gov/info/scireport/pages/chapter5.aspx
http://stemcells.nih.gov/sites/default/files/SCprimer2009.pdf
http://www.mozobil.com/patient/what_are_stem_cells
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0022038/
  1. Your baby’s Cord Blood is a 100% match to him/herself
http://www.cordbloodaware.org/why-bank-cord-blood/
  1. Mesenchymal Stem Cells
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3712145/

4. Cord Blood Clinical Trials 

Acquired Hearing Loss
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

       Alopecia Areata

Cerebral Palsy
Pediatric Stroke
Ischemic Stroke
Type 1 Diabetes
Prevention and Treatment of Prematurity Complications In Preterm Neonates
Lymphoid Hematological Malignancies (UCALL)
Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury (Chronic TBI) 
          Tay Sachs Disease (TS)

5. Cord Tissue Clinical Trials 

Alveolar Cleft Palate Repair
Alzheimer’s Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Aplastic Anemia
Asthma
Autism Spectrum Disorder 
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
Cardiac Repair
Cardiomyopathy
Cerebral Palsy
Congenital Defects
Critical Limb Ischemia
Crohn’s Disease
          Eczema
Epidermolysis Bullosa
Graft-versus-host Disease (DvHD)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01765634?term=mesenchymal+stem+cells&rank=21
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01765660?term=mesenchymal+stem+cells&rank=22 
Hearing Loss
Heart Disease
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hypo plastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)
Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
Ischemia
Ischemic Heart Disease
Ischemic Stroke
Joint Injury
Kidney Plus Stem Cell Transplant
Knee Cartilage Repair
Liver Cirrhosis
Lung Cancer 
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4208500/ 
https://www.cirm.ca.gov/our-progress/awards/stem-cells-lung-cancer
Lupus
Lysosomal Storage Disease
Multiple Sclerosis 
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02587715?term=cord+tissue&rank=3
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02034188?term=cord+tissue&rank=5
Myocardial Infarction
Osteoarthritis
Parkinson’s Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Solid Tumors
Spinal Cord Injury
Stroke
Traumatic Brain Injury
Type 1 Diabetes
Wounds, Burns, Ulcers
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02166294?term=cord+tissue&rank=29 
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02412046?term=cord+tissue&rank=31

6. Storing Cord Blood is Important for Ethnic Minorities

http://www.nationalcordbloodprogram.org/qa/what_is_significance.html

7. Gelderman-Fuhrmann, Monique P., Ph.D., Et Al. “Summary Review Memo For Approval Ofanda: Ba070025 – Anticoagulant Citrate Phosphate Dextrose (Cpd) Solution, Usp By Caridian Bct (Formerly Gambro Bct, Inc.).” United States Public Health Service Center For Biologics Evaluation And Research, 11 May 2007.

8. Hoffbrand AV, Catovsky D, Tuddenham EGD. (2005). Postgraduate Haematology. 5th Edition.

9. Kraus M, Foster K, Bridges AR, Walters MC. 2009. Cord blood units collected with liquid CPD appear to contain significantly more nucleated and CD34+ cells than units collected with dry heparin. Blood 114:4227

10. WHO. http://www.who.int/elena/titles/full_recommendations/cord_clamping/en/

      WHO. Guideline: Delayed umbilical cord clamping for improved maternal and infant health and nutrition outcomes. Geneva, World Health Organization; 2014                                                                   (http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/guidelines/cord_clamping/en/).

       WHO. Guidelines on basic newborn resuscitation. Geneva, World Health Organization; 2012                                                                                                                                                                                            (http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/basic_newborn_resuscitation/en/).

       WHO. WHO recommendations for the prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage; 2012                                                                                                                                                                                (http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/maternal_perinatal_health/9789241548502/en/)

11. National Center for Biotechnology Science. Chapter 2 Placenta Blood Circulation. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK53254/ 

12. The Scientist. The Prescient Placenta. Christopher Coe. http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/43618/title/The-Prescient-Placenta/

13. Frandberg S, Waldner B, Konar J, et al. High quality cord blood banking is feasible with delayed clmaping practices. The eight-year experience and current status of the national Swedish Cord Blood Bank. Cell and Tissue Banking 2016;17(3):439-448.