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Cord Blood / Tissue Banking

Umbilical cord blood stem cells have the unique ability to help rebuild a healthy immune system damaged by disease. Cord blood has been used in transplant medicine for nearly 30 years and can be used in the treatment of nearly 80 different diseases today. Dr Neetu K. Sodhi encourages you to think about banking your baby’s cord blood and/or tissue for your family’s potential future use.

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Cord Blood / Tissue Banking

Your baby’s cord blood is rich in stem cells.

These specialized cells that have the ability to regenerate other cell types and have a variety of therapeutic applications. You have the option of saving or discarding your baby’s cord blood and tissue.

Some of many benefits of cord blood & tissue banking:

  • Potential for use in regenerative medicine.
  • Blood and immune disorders.
  • Undergoing clinical trials: Infants and young children can be reinfused with their own stem cells with potential therapeutic value for juvenile diabetes, autism, traumatic brain injury, and congenital heart defects.

Clear Benefits over Risks

Ultimately, the decision is up to you and your family, but with clear benefits over risks, it is highly recommended to invest in cord banking; think of it as an insurance policy for both your baby and your family.

Reputable cord blood banking companies to choose from include:

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