Umbilical cord blood is a rich source of stem cells, considered to be the master cells of the body. Clinical trials are underway to evaluate the benefits of using a child’s cord blood stem cells in the treatment of type 1 diabetes, hearing loss, cerebral palsy, and other brain injuries.
cord blood banking
Cord blood is a non-controversial source of "stem cells," which has the ability to differentiate into any type of blood cell and stimulate new growth throughout the body. It is being used in the treatment of over 40 life-threatening diseases.
First-time mother and cancer survivor, Kelli Brown was diagnosed with stage four Hodgkin's disease. After six months of chemotherapy, Kelli became pregnant. A year and a half after being in remission, a baby girl, Cayleigh, was born.