Browsing Category: Cord Tissue Banking

When Should I Sign Up For Newborn Stem Cell Banking?

Did you know that the FDA has approved newborn stem cell treatment for over For a lot of first time parents, it can be a daunting task to complete all the To-Dos before your baby arrives. One of the items on your To-Do list should be banking your baby’s newborn stem cells. Unfortunately for many […]

Cord Blood Processing: Manual vs. Automated

Cord Blood Processing: Manual vs. Automated

Okay guys—we’re sharing some major knowledge! Not all cord blood processing methods are created equal, and we’re here to set the record straight. There are two main classifications of cord blood processing—manual and automated. The best part about this topic—SCIENCE. Science is backed by facts, which is a win in our book! The proof is […]

Cord Blood Banking Anticoagulants: CPD vs. Heparin

Cord Blood Banking Anticoagulants: CPD vs. Heparin

When it comes to cord blood banking, utilizing materials of the highest standard is extremely important to the success of sample collection and viability. From the components of our collection kit to our laboratory’s sample processing and storage procedures, each and every division of AlphaCord is FDA regulated. One of the most important elements of […]

The Difference Between Public and Private Cord Blood and Cord Tissue Banking

The Difference Between Public & Private Cord Blood & Cord Tissue Banking

Your due date is approaching and it’s time to decide. Will you be preserving your child’s cord blood and tissue? Well—duh. Of course you are! There’s just one tiny (okay, massive) detail— will you bank publicly or privately? We’re here to explain the breakdown of it all. Private Banking Okay—we’ll admit, we’re slightly biased. But, […]

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 […]

Cord Blood And Cord Tissue Banking: What Is It, And Why Do You Need It?

Cord Blood And Cord Tissue Banking: What Is It, And Why Do You Need It?

Three minutes. Has it been three minutes yet? Three minutes is basically an eternity, or at least it feels that way. Okay… it’s been three minutes. And it’s confirmed— you’re pregnant! Fast forward a few months— the belly bump is surely bumpin’, and doctor appointments have become second nature. Then one day your OBGYN says […]