Wondering whether it’s worth it to bank your newborn’s umbilical cord blood? We’ve compiled these helpful tools to give you the facts from a team that’s been banking cord blood and releasing units for transplant, research, and clinical trials for over 20 years.
We share unbiased advice and help you sort out the facts about the potential uses for cord blood, which family members can use your baby’s cord blood, and how cord blood banking works. We also help you find the best cord blood bank for your family’s needs, compare the costs of cord blood banking, and explain private vs. public cord blood banking.
By donating your newborn’s cord blood, you are joining a nationwide effort to create a genetically diverse inventory of stem cells for transplant to a child.