C-section research aims to uncover hidden benefits of vaginal births About 30% of pregnant women in the United States deliver their babies by caesarian section (C-section). In that procedure, doctors surgically remove a baby from the mother’s uterus. The baby does not pass through the mother’s birth canal. In most cases, doctors perform C-section deliveries to minimize inherent risks to… Read More »C-section research aims to uncover hidden benefits of vaginal births
NECC had another fantastic day at this year’s ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Boston! Lead by Joe Rizza, our volunteer team had an enjoyable and rewarding day walking in support of prostate cancer research. The blue skies and cool breeze were a cherry on top of an excellent morning. Team NECC made a good showing again this year, and we… Read More »ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Boston!
July is Cord Blood Awareness Month! The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion designates specific National Health Observances (NHO) dedicated to raising awareness about important health topics. Towards this goal, July has been declared “Cord Blood Awareness Month.” Although people benefit from cord blood banking every day, this NHO provides a special opportunity to highlight the significant contributions made… Read More »July Is Cord Blood Awareness Month
NECBB Attends 2019 MSEF Two New England Cord Blood Bank staff members volunteered earlier this month for the MA State Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF). The fair, which celebrated its 70th anniversary this year, took place May 2-4, 2019 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More than 300 student exhibitors presented their work in one of ten categories, including Behavioral… Read More »MA State Science and Engineering Fair
Mother’s Day Cord Blood Special Nobody cares more about us then our mothers. In honor of all of the wonderful mothers out there, we’re extending our Mother’s Day cord blood special through the end of the month! You can sign up right here on our website, or by calling us at 774-843-2965. Save up to $500
Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood Could Support Bone Marrow Transplants Researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute recently reported results from a clinical trial of ex vivo expanded umbilical cord blood (UCB). The researchers tested expanded UCB use on high-risk patients with a history of blood cancers. Study patients did not have access to a matched, related or unrelated adult bone marrow… Read More »Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood Could Support Bone Marrow Transplants
Duke University Clinical Trial In 2010, Anna and her husband decided to bank their son Ryan’s, cord blood with New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. (NECBB). Two years later, when their daughter Sarah was born, they opted to save her cord blood as well. Later, when Sarah was diagnosed with Autism, Anna thought about the possibility of using cord blood… Read More »Sarah’s Story—Treating Autism with Stem Cells
Last week, we got an interesting call from an expectant mother who was researching cord blood banks, trying to decide who should store her baby’s umbilical cord stem cells. Her primary question for NECBB was “Why is your pricing more aggressive than other banks?” We thought we should share those reasons with you. We opened our cryogenics lab in 1971.… Read More »Commitment to Affordability
New England Cord Blood Bank (NECBB) is proud to announce that the company has sent the first in a series of contributions to the Cord Blood Association Foundation. NECBB has been committed to research in the scientific development of umbilical cord blood stem cell therapies since the company’s inception in 1997. This donation is part of the ongoing devotion to… Read More »NECBB® Presents Donation to Cord Blood Association Foundation
June is Father’s Month here at NECBB! Sign up for Cord Blood Banking during June and receive a $50 American Express Gift Card! We will mail your card upon successful processing of your child’s Cord Blood. Treat yourself to something special from all us here at New England Cord Blood Bank! You deserve it Dad! Enroll Today!