Preparing for the birth of a newborn can be challenging and very stressful.  While some of the decisions are fun, like deciding what color to paint the nursery, there are many other decisions that are more serious in nature and require research and analysis.  It is with this second and more serious kind of decision in mind that we offer our readers our complete guide to cord blood banking.

Introduction to Cord Blood Banking

What is cord blood?  What is cord blood banking?

Why collect and store cord blood?

The cord blood banking process – cord blood collection, shipping, and storage

Cord Blood Banking Decisions

How to Choose a Family (Private) Cord Blood Bank

Cord Blood Bank Comparison Table

Must Ask Questions for Families Interviewing Banks

Questions about Collection & Shipping/Handling

Questions about Laboratory Processing & Storage

Questions about Company Information & Pricing

Private (Family) vs. Public Banks

Popular Cord Blood Topics

Cord Blood Banking Accreditation Standards

Cord Blood Banking Cost, Fees, and Pricing

Cord Blood Transplants

Diseases Treated by Stem Cells

Regenerative Medicine

Placenta Blood Banking

Cord Blood Processing Methods

Cord Blood Freezing Methods

eparing for the birth of a newborn can be challenging and very stressful.  While some of the decisions are fun, like deciding what color to paint the nursery, there are many other decisions that are more serious in nature and require research and analysis.  It is with this second and more serious kind of decision in mind that we offer our readers our complete guide to cord blood banking.