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Banking Your Baby’s Cord Blood: Why you should save your new-born’s umbilical cord blood stem cell?
There’s so much to think about when you’re expecting a baby, from decorating the nursery to picking out names. Amidst all of the excitement, there are many important choices to make. Be a stay-at-home parent, or secure child care and return to work after the baby is born? Breast-feed or bottle-feed? Save the baby’s cord blood, or not? That last question might be unfamiliar to you if you haven’t been privy to any baby discussions lately, but it’s a decision that today’s parents must make.
Cord blood provides a rich source of stem cells, which are potentially useful for treating diseases that require stem cell transplants. Cord blood stem cells are currently used to treat over 80 life-threatening diseases. These include Thalassemia, Leukaemia, Anaemia, and various, Blood disorders, Bone marrow syndromes, Cancers, etc. Researchers are exploring new ways to use cord blood stem cells for treatment of more than 300 diseases and conditions and are progressing towards positive results.
Why Save Your Child’s Cord Blood cells
Cord blood stem cells can treat over 80 diseases:
Today, cord blood stem cells can be used in the treatment of nearly 80 diseases and the list continues to develop. Cord blood stem cells has been extensively used by doctors as an alternative to bone marrow for use in stem cell transplants due to its ready availability and nascent nature delivering better results post therapy. Cord blood stem cell transplants have already changed—and saved—thousands of lives around the world.
Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Protect Your Child’s Long-Term Health:
Your baby’s umbilical cord blood and cord tissue are rich sources of stem cells. These cells are useful for treating diseases that require stem cell transplants and are genetically unique to each person. They are essentially the building blocks of the human body and are capable of dividing for long period of time, can develop into specialized cells. You preserve these unique biological resources by banking your baby’s cord blood with Cryoviva Biotech, which can serve as a “self-repair kit” for your child—and possibly other family members.
Cord blood banking is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to save these lifesaving cells! You must decide to store baby’s cord blood cells before delivery, and ideally in your second or third trimester. After registering with Cryoviva Biotech, you will receive a collection kit to bring to the hospital when the baby is born.
A Potential Match for Other Family Members Too:
Your baby’s cord blood cells are a perfect match for your baby and other family members. Siblings from the same biological parents have a 25% chance of being a perfect match and a 50% chance of being a partial match.
Banking on the Future of Emerging Research:
Stem cell research has helped in curing many life-threatening diseases. The future potential of stem cell banking is extremely promising. And, banking your child’s umbilical cord blood stem cells increases your access to this potential in the future.
You only have one opportunity to save your child’s cord blood. Choosing the right cord blood bank can make the difference!