Browsing Category: For the Family

4 Family-Friendly, Fun Easter Egg Dyeing Ideas

The Easter season is full of family-friendly fun.  The egg hunts, pictures with the Easter Bunny, the weather getting nicer, what’s not to love? Our personal favorite activity of the season? Egg-dyeing! It’s a family event for all ages and typically involves a little friendly competition for who creates the best work of art – […]

Can Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Stem Cells Be Used Later in Life?

Can Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Stem Cells Be Used Later in Life?

So, you’ve stored your baby’s cord blood and tissue with AlphaCord. A few years go by, then a few more, and you may begin to wonder— why am I still storing these stem cells? Will they still help my family years and years from now? The answer? Yes. Right now, you can literally save your […]

Preserving Umbilical Cord Blood for Long Term Use

How long should you store your child’s stem cells? Many parents wonder how long they should store their child’s umbilical stem cells. Researchers have discovered that the lifesaving characteristics of these stem cells can also benefit adults. Crystal Day, a 30-year-old architect from Seattle was first diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2010.  Originally, she […]