The University of Notre Dame Australia and the Telethon Kids Institute just released a new study about stress during pregnancy. The results suggest that stress in pregnant mothers may affect their child’s motor development into adolescence. Doctors and scientists have long suspected other links between chronic maternal stress and increased risk for both mother and baby. Everyone experiences some stress… Read More »5 Ways to Reduce Maternal Stress
New research puts a spotlight on the prospect of blood cancer patient treatment using the NiCord® cord blood expansion technique. The procedure involves culturing and growing cells from a single unit of cord blood in the laboratory in order to generate more beneficial stem cells. If the current clinical trial proves successful, it may lead to further exploration of the… Read More »Blood Expansion Technique Could Help Improve Transplant Success
Cord Blood Banking Cost When it comes to the costs associated with Cord Blood Banking, it can be difficult to figure out why certain Cord Blood Banks are more expensive than others. From up-front processing fees to annual storage costs, pricing among Cord Blood Banks varies greatly. Throw in multiple storage options, promotional discounts and varied processing methods, and it’s… Read More »Cord Blood Banking Cost: Why Is NECBB Less Expensive Than Other Cord Blood Banks?
New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. (NECBB) the nation’s premier cord blood bank, has announced a new initiative that will steer proceeds from their sales to the Cord Blood Association Foundation, to help support their programs. Starting March 1, 2018, a portion of NECBB’s proceeds will be donated to the foundation for each new cord blood banking enrollee. The recently… Read More »NECBB® Launches Research Donation Initiative
You asked, we answer. We’ve compiled a list of the questions that were posed to us by families interested in learning more about cord blood and cord tissue banking during the past year. The topics ranged from whether to delay clamping of the umbilical cord to how cord blood is transported and stored to how it is used in stem… Read More »The Most Often Asked Questions of the Year
Options for Your Baby’s Cord Blood If you’re expecting a baby, you might have heard about umbilical cord blood and its potential to treat diseases. Your doctor may talk to you about cord blood banking, but many prospective parents haven’t considered the process. Even after talking with a doctor, you may not understand the options for your baby’s cord blood,… Read More »Options for Your Baby’s Cord Blood
What’s Inside the Collection Kit? New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc.’s Cord Blood and Tissue Collection Kits are very comprehensive and include everything your medical team needs to successfully collect the blood and cord tissue for safe processing and storage at our facility. NECBB Cord Blood and Tissue Collection Kit Components: After you make the commitment to store your child’s… Read More »What’s Inside the Collection Kit?
September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with blood cancer. It is one of the most common types of cancer, affecting the production and function of your blood cells. In most blood cancers, the normal blood cell development process is interrupted by uncontrolled growth of an abnormal type of blood cell.… Read More »Blood Cancer Awareness Month
“The Balancing Act” airing on Lifetime TV features New England Cord Blood Bank As part of Cord Blood Awareness Month, New England Cord Blood Bank was featured on a segment on ‘The Balancing Act’, airing on Lifetime TV. In our Cord Blood processing video segment, we take you into our science lab to show you exactly what happens to your… Read More »“The Balancing Act” airing on Lifetime TV features New England Cord Blood Bank
As part of Cord Blood Awareness Month, New England Cord Blood Bank will be featured on a segment on ‘The Balancing Act’, airing on Lifetime TV. Tune in on July 25th at 7:30am to learn more about Cord Blood Banking. We take you behind the scenes to show you exactly what happens to your child’s Umbilical Cord Stem Cells once… Read More »NECBB Featured On Lifetime TV!