Benefits of Storing Your Baby’s Cord Blood

mommy_kissThe benefits of storing cord blood have been widely discussed. Although some cite the cost of banking cord blood as a reason to not bank, AlphaCord makes the costs of banking your baby’s cord blood less than $100 a month for 12 months, for the first year! For more information on how to store your baby's cord blood click HERE. Here are some other benefits to banking your baby’s cord blood: Umbilical cord blood stem cells are one of the best options for life-saving therapies for your child or your family. Your baby’s stem cells can save your baby’s life. Your baby’s stem cells can save the life of another family member such as a sibling or parent. Collecting cord blood is easy and painless. You can collect your baby’s cord blood even after delaying cord clamping. Cord blood offers a lower chance of Graft VS Host Disease. This is when the transplant (in this case stem cells) and the host’s body are not compatible and the transplant does not work. Disclaimer: AlphaCord does not endorse or make recommendations with respect to research, medications, or treatment. All information provided is for informational purposes only and does not replace professional medical advice.