Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping

Doctor appointments, Google searches, and a growing list of questions. Does this sound familiar? As time goes on, your little bun in the oven is getting closer and closer to their due date, and the more time that goes by, the longer your list gets.  What delayed cord clamping? Why do it? And can I …

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5 Misconceptions about Cord Blood Banking

When it comes to life-saving medical decisions, most people want to hear just the facts. And it’s no different when it comes to cord blood banking. Unfortunately, when you do a simple Google search on cord blood banking, you get a lot of information that may or may not be factual about the process and …

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Hopeful Cord Blood Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Our central nervous system is covered in myelin, a “fatty white substance” that surrounds and protects the nerve fibers that are responsible for transmitting information to the brain, …

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New Findings on Delayed Cord Clamping

Delayed cord clamping refers to when the umbilical cord is not clamped or cut until after pulsations have ceased, or until after the placenta is delivered. Previously, doctors cut the umbilical cord and encouraged others to do so immediately after birth, thinking it reduced the risk of maternal hemorrhage. Just this week The American College …

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