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Cord Blood: Saving For the Future

For an expectant mother, there are a million details to worry about and a lot of important decisions to be made. One of those decisions to be made is whether to bank your baby's umbilical cord blood. Cord blood is valuable because it's full of stem cells scientists and doctors can use in research and regenerative medicine. Right now cord blood stem cells are being used to treat more than 70 life-threatening diseases including a wide range of cancers, blood disorders, immune system deficiencies and genetic diseases.

For an expectant mother, there are a million details to worry about and a lot of important decisions to be made. One of those decisions to be made is whether to bank your baby's umbilical cord blood.  Cord blood is valuable because it's full of stem cells scientists and doctors can use in research and regenerative medicine. Right now cord blood stem cells are being used to treat more than 70 life-threatening diseases including a wide range of cancers, blood disorders, immune system deficiencies and genetic diseases.

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