Compare Cord Blood Banks

As you get ready for your newborn’s arrival, you’ll take time to compare options on many products and services. To help you compare cord blood banks, we’ve provided a cord blood bank cost comparison.

Compare Cord Blood Banks As you compare cord blood banks, you’ll want to consider qualities like experience, accreditation, and reputation. And of course, price. We intentionally keep our prices lower because we firmly believe that cord blood banking should be as available to as many families as possible. You won’t find any hidden fees or other up-charges at New England Cord Blood Bank. 

CompanyCollection & Processing FeeAnnual Storage Fee
CBR$1, 675$175
CryoCell$2,025$175
Lifebank USA$1,495$150
StemCyte$1,595$150
ViaCord$1,900*$175
NECBB$1,349**$140
Prices shown are for cord blood banking only, based on prices published in October 2019.
*Manual Cord Blood Processing.
**NECBB annual storage guaranteed to not increase throughout storage.

Compare Cord Blood BanksThe cost for long-term pre-paid pricing can be confusing. To help, we took into account the various timelines of an assortment of cord blood banks and then we did the math. The right hand column in the chart below compares the average annual storage costs (excluding any applicable finance charges).

CompanyPre-pay Costs for
Long-Term Storage
Total Number
of Years
Average Cost
Per Year
NECBB$3,60920$280**
Americord$3,49920$300
CBR$3,99520$350
CryoCell$5,17520$350
Evercord$3,69918$279
Lifebank USA$4,42025$300
StemCyte$5,19520$300
ViaCord$4,340*20$350
A comparison of the pricing charged by some of the major cord blood banks for long-term, pre-paid storage. Prices shown are for cord blood banking only, based on prices published in January 2019.
*Manual Cord Blood Processing.
**NECBB annual storage guaranteed to not increase during storage.

"We chose NECBB because it offered the same benefits and certifications as other cord blood banks with a lower cost and better customer service."
Tami A.