Cord Blood to Treat Autism & Other Brain Disorders: New Studies Launching at Duke Duke Medicine is leading the way in cord blood research as their team of specialist prepare to undertake major studies to explore the use of umbilical cord blood to treat autism, stroke, cerebral palsy and related brain disorders. The group was […] Continue Reading
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Expectant parents are faced with an overwhelming number of important decisions before their baby is even born. One of the most important, life-altering decisions a new parent can make is whether or not to bank their baby’s cord blood, or donate it to help others. Learn more ››
Save the Cord Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is dedicated to making this important decision as simple as possible for parents by providing unbiased educational information regarding cord blood preservation and its life-saving qualities.
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Do you want to donate your baby’s cord blood but can’t find a public bank near you? We have a solution!
The Cord for Life Program is a nationwide public donation program for cord blood. A limited number of spaces are sponsored by LifeForce Cryobanks who assists with the process and collects your child’s cord blood nationwide. You MUST contact them PRIOR to your 32nd week in order to begin the process and confirm that you meet the criteria for public donation.
Contact CORD FOR LIFE and don’t let your newborn’s cord blood go to waste!
Latest Research News
Could Cord Blood Prevent Type 1 Diabetes? Yes, we hope so! All eyes are on the CellCARE cord blood bank in Australia as they begin the WORLD’s FIRST clinical trial in this area. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE. According to CellCARE . . . Australian researchers at the Institute of Endocrinology and Diabetes, The Children’s […] Continue Reading
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July is Cord Blood Awareness Month Across the Nation and we are proud to support our friends at BE THE MATCH (National Marrow Donor Program) in their efforts to reach expectant parents across the nation with useful facts and tips on why and how to save a newborn’s cord blood. As an expectant parent, we […] Continue Reading
CAPPA Childbirth Professionals were learning about cord blood at the recent International CAPPA Meeting (Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association) that was held July 10th-12th, 2015 in Tucson, Arizona. Save the Cord Foundation attended the meeting as an exhibitor and educator. Executive Director and Founder of Save the Cord Foundation, Charis Ober, was joined by Kristen Wilt, […] Continue Reading
Cord Blood Resources
Vital legislation is getting bipartisan support for National Cord Blood Inventory to reauthorize funding for cord blood and bone marrow programs for an additional 5 years. As an expectant parent, you need to understand what policies and facilities are being put in place right now having a direct effect on the medical future of you and […] Continue Reading
This week: 8 Quick Facts about Cord Blood Awareness brought to you by the Cord Blood Awareness Campaign with BioInformant Save the Cord Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to cord blood banking awareness and education, and BioInformant Worldwide, LLC, a research firm specializing in the cord blood industry, partnered to launch an awareness campaign called “Cord […] Continue Reading
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