Cord Blood banking has evolved greatly, especially since Nurtured first opened. Now, more than ever we hear questions and conversation arise in cord blood banking being a part of birth planning.
Our Cord Blood Education workshop here in Halifax with Insception Lifebank has shared a wealth of knowledge with expectant parents regarding clinical trials and treatments as well as emerging research. This article shares big news in their field.
(Link – http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/05/health/autism-cord-blood-stem-cells-duke-study/)
Read about the phase 1 study at Duke University that assessed 25 children with autism spectrum disorder who received treatment with their own cord blood. More >>
What is cord blood and tissue?
- Cord blood is the blood that remains in your baby’s umbilical cord and placenta
- Cord blood is a rich source of stem cells and other important cells
- Cord tissue is a small segment of the baby’s umbilical cord, which is a rich source of different stem cells not found in cord blood
(Link – https://www.insception.com/why-bank-cord-blood?utm_source=referral&utm_medium=blog&utm_campaign=nf717)