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Private Umbilical Cord Blood Banking: Smart Parenting or Waste of Money?

The promise of future cures from banking their child’s cord blood allures many parents, but many experts call public banks a better option. Why? Here’s an excellent report from ABC News to explain: The choices expectant parents make today go … Continue reading

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Cord Blood Banking: Read Between the Ads

Do the promises of private cord blood banks live up to reality for parents-to-be? According to the parents I see in practice, it’s hard to ignore the ads for cord blood banks, offering a lifetime of protection for their children. … Continue reading

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Saving your baby’s umbilical cord blood in private cord blood banks not a wise investment

Prospective parents face an array of medical decisions before their baby is born, but now families are facing a new question: “Should they shell out $1,500 or more to store blood taken from their baby’s umbilical cord and placenta during … Continue reading

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