For parents all around the world, it starts with a question. . . should I save my baby’s cord blood? To help answer this question we sat down with Dr. Curtis Cetrulo (Former Professor OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine Tufts University School of Medicine) to learn about the current cord blood uses and innovations while […] Continue Reading
Cord Blood: It's life. Pass it on.
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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Get the Facts
Find out the facts on cord blood banking and donation in our new educational STCF DVD featuring Kimberley Romo. As seen in top OB/GYN offices nationwide.
Learn more about the importance of cord blood as valuable medical resource and about Save the Cord Foundation by checking out our video gallery.
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 for more details.
Latest Research News
Current and Future Uses of Cord Blood
Join us! SHARE THE SCIENCE welcomes Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg for an exclusive presentation at the AABB Conference. Save the Cord Foundation and Mediware are pleased to announce this exclusive opportunity for those in the medical community to learn about the latest research in the cord blood industry from Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg who is one of […] Continue Reading
Special Projects & Events
Leading the way in healthcare, the Arizona Public Cord Blood Program celebrates a major milestone. Tucson Medical Center has officially collected over 1,000 cord blood donations! On the afternoon of November 5th, 2015 the staff at Tucson Medical Center celebrated as they surpassed 1,000 cord blood donations marking a major achievement. For the Arizona Public Cord Blood Program this […] Continue Reading
Have you ever met a superhero? What was their special power? Have you ever met a Cord Blood Superhero? As luck would have it, we know several! And they have amazing powers! Plus, we know where you can find them! They have been very busy recently fighting over 80+ diseases including sickle cell, lymphoma, and […] Continue Reading
Resources for Parents
If you have been following Save the Cord Foundation for a while then you will remember meeting young Dylan Praskins in a previous article where we introduced this amazing boy shortly after his cord blood transplant for Leukemia. We recently caught up with Dylan’s parents, Erik and Michelle, to get an update. Born on April […] Continue Reading
Cord Blood Banking : Pro-active Parents Needed! Dear Parents, I have bad news. . . being a successful parent is not easy. It starts even before your baby is born and requires you to be pro-active. Being a successful parent has nothing to do with social class, it has to do with caring and standing […] Continue Reading
Save the Cord Professional Community
Cord blood professionals working together to learn and share from research and best practices in the industry
Join us for the next SHARE THE SCIENCE webinar with Dr. James Baumgartner who is the Surgical Director at the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Florida Hospital for Children.
He will be speaking and answering questions during this special webinar focused on “Autologous Cord Blood Stem Cell Applications for Pediatric Stroke and Acquired Hearing Loss.”
Save the Date: December 2nd. Registration is FREE.
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Powerful Stories of Hope
Do you have an experience to share? Whether it’s about the decision to collect it, the process of family banking or donation, or using cord blood to treat you or someone you know, your story is important. Share your story or Read Real Stories that will inspire and inform others.