World Cord Blood Day 2022

World Cord Blood Day 2022

November 15th is World Cord Blood Day. This annual event was created to raise awareness of cord blood, what it is and some of the therapeutic benefits it can offer. If you are curious to find out more, read on. What is cord blood? Umbilical cord blood (aka Cord...
Placenta Banking

Placenta Banking

You’ve maybe heard of cord blood banking and even cord tissue banking, but have you heard of placenta banking? Often thrown away as medical waste, the placenta is a valuable source of stem cells. Curious about storing it? Let us be your guide. What is the Placenta? If...
Does My hospital Offer Cord Blood Banking?

Does My hospital Offer Cord Blood Banking?

Does my hospital offer cord blood banking? How do I find this out? Is it a difficult process? You probably have a lot of questions like this and this blog aims to answer them for you. Private VS Public cord blood banking The first thing to establish is the difference...
Umbilical Cord Banking

Umbilical Cord Banking

Did you know that not only can you store umbilical cord blood, but you can store the umbilical tissue too? Umbilical cord tissue contains stem cells not found in the cord blood and this blog aims to explain why storing these can be hugely beneficial. Read on to find...
Most popular due date

Most popular due date

As soon as you learn that you’re expecting, you’ll begin to think about a lot of things. For many, their first thought may be about the date their baby will arrive but when might this be? Commonly called a ‘due date’, the day of your expected arrival can begin to...

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