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
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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Find out the facts on saving cord blood in our new educational STCF DVD featuring Kimberley Romo and seen in top OB offices nationwide.
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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
Current and Future Uses of Cord Blood
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
Special Projects & Events
National Association of Hispanic Nurses Learns About Cord Blood at 2nd Annual Conference for Phoenix Chapter Save the Cord Foundation recently attended the 2nd Annual Conference of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses in Arizona for the Phoenix Chapter where we spoke directly with both new and experienced nurses about cord blood. In partnership with […] Continue Reading
Save the Cord Foundation at University of Arizona Collaborator Fair Save the Cord Foundation is always on the road connecting with families, medical professionals and members of the cord blood research community. We recently attended a remarkable event at the University of Arizona called the Collaborator Fair. The concept of this fair was simple: “. […] Continue Reading
Cord Blood Resources
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
Stem cells are a critical to your health, located throughout your body, and routinely used in medicine so where’s the controversy? During recent years, the term “stem cells” has been a hot topic in the media. The terminology is all very confusing and the articles are often misleading (even if they don’t mean to be). Unfortunately, this […] 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. Susana Gomez from the Anthony Nolan Cell Therapy Center in the UK. Registration is FREE.
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Powerful Stories of Hope
Do you have an experience with cord blood 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.