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Safe deposit

How often do you have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? If you’re currently expecting, you have one right on the horizon. When your baby is born, the umbilical cord attaching him to you will also make its arrival in the world—and you’ll … Continue reading

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Bank on it

As an expectant mom, you are constantly making decisions that will affect your babe-to-be’s future. One question that could potentially have the greatest impact on the health of your newborn—and family members—is whether to bank baby’s cord blood. This choice … Continue reading

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Treatable, beatable

The cells cord blood is rich in are called hematopoietic stem cells, or HSCs. These cells are responsible for forming all the other types of blood cells in your body. As a result, they can be used to treat over … Continue reading

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A life-saving option

A slew of thoughts ran through my mind when I found out I was expecting my first little bundle. Is it a boy or a girl? What color should I paint the nursery? Will he or she look like me? … Continue reading

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