The choice to bank your child’s cord blood and cord tissue is a certainly a personal one, based on lots of different factors. However, over the decades we’ve noticed some reoccurring themes in our clients’ reasons for wanting to bank their newborn’s cord blood and tissue.
Benefits of Cord Blood and Tissue Banking
Saving these stem cells offers the potential to save your baby’s life, or another family member’s life.
On a 20 year plan, cord blood banking breaks down to less fifty cents a day.
The cord blood and cord tissue collection process is simple and painless to the baby and mother.
Banking your stem cells privately means no lengthy waits or expenses that come with finding a donor match in a public bank.
Why bank cord blood for the future? As stem cell research and trials advance, your stem cells have the potential to be used in an increasing number of potential therapies.
Regenerative medicine is poised to play a vital role in the future of medical therapy, and at the heart of that revolution are stem cells. These special cells have great potential for therapies of the future, and are currently approved for use in treatment for over eighty diseases.
Possible Treatment Benefits of Cord Blood and Tissue Banking
- Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)
- Acute Undifferentiated Leukemia
- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
- Juvenile Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (JCML)
- JuvenileMyelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML)
- Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
- Prolymphocytic Leukemia
- Multiple Myeloma
- Acute Myelofibrosis
- Agnogenic Myeloid Metaplasia (Myelofibrosis)
- Aplastic Anemia (Severe)
- Essential Thrombocythemia
- Fanconi Anemia
- Myelodysplastic Syndrome
- Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
- Polycythemia Vera
- Pure Red Cell Aplasia
- Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts (RAEB)
- Refractory Anemia with Excess Blasts in Transition (RAEB-T)
- Refractory Anemia with Ringed Sideroblasts (RARS)
- Sickle Cell Disease
- DiGeorge Syndrome
- Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Diseases (SCID)
- Kostmann Syndrome (SCID)
- Omenn Syndrome (SCID)
- Gaucher Disease
- Hunter Syndrome (MPS-II)
- Hurler Syndrome (MPS-IH)
- Krabbe Disease
- Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome (MPS-VI)
- Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
- Mucolipidosis II (I-cell Disease)
- Niemann-Pick Disease
- Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS-III)
- Scheie Syndrome (MPS-IS)
- Sly Syndrome (MPS-VII)
- Wolman Disease
If you’re still wondering, why to bank cord blood or what the true benefits of cord blood and tissue banking are, contact us now and a member of our team will be happy to talk further in depth with you and answer all of your questions about the entire process. Call now!