Having a Baby? Here are 9 Things You MUST Know About Stem Cell Banking

Having a baby? Congratulations! You’ve already probably heard a bit about cord blood and stem cell banking. It’s an exciting technology, but you need solid facts to make a decision whether it’s right for you.

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Here are some of the most fascinating things about this amazing technology. Is it right for you? Read on so you can make your own choice.

1Stems cells can transform into almost any kind of cell.

This is the core reason why mom-to-be consider stem cell banking. Stem cells recovered from cord blood can become any of the blood cells and components in our bodies — white blood cells, red blood cells, platelets, etc. We hope of course that your child never has a health issue that requires them, but if they do, stem cell banking could give them an amazing scientific option.