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Nathan Mumford, whose story was recently shared via the Save the Cord Foundation, is a 3-time cancer survivor and umbilical cord blood transplant recipient. Diagnosed at age 8 with Hodgkin’s disease, Nathan was given a 40% chance of survival if he underwent rigorous chemotherapy treatment. By Grade 6, doctors were able to inform Nathan’s family… Read more »

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As a founding member of the Cord Blood Association, we’re committed to providing expecting parents with every resource available to better understand the science behind cord blood. We truly believe that informing moms- and dads-to-be of the discoveries and breakthroughs in cord blood is our responsibility and fully support the CBA in their mission to… Read more »

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To celebrate our LOVE of LOVE, we’re offering soon-to-be parents another chance to save 50% on cord blood and/or cord tissue collection kits! From now until February 24th, if you register to cord bank your baby’s umbilical cord blood and/or umbilical cord tissue, simply enter coupon code loveforlife and you’ll automatically get 50% off your… Read more »

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Is your baby Canada’s luckiest baby? As a proud sponsor of the Canada’s Luckiest Baby contest for four years running, we’re SO excited to announce the launch of CLB 4! What is Canada’s Luckiest Baby? Peace of mind, financial freedom, and $50, 000 in prizes to help new and expecting moms and dads get through the… Read more »

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While challenging for some, there’s no doubt about it—being pregnant in any season is an exciting time. But if you’re lucky enough to be pregnant in winter, there are countless benefits. So make yourself a cup of hot herbal tea, put your feet up and relax in front of the fire. Here are our top… Read more »

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Imagine you could protect your family today, from the uncertainty of tomorrow. What would you do? The Healing Power of Cord Banking When a baby is born, the blood found in their umbilical cord is often discarded as medical waste. This blood contains healing stem cells that today is used to treat over 80 diseases, including… Read more »

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Ah, the miracle of birth. For 9 months, you’re beautiful body has sheltered, nurtured and protected a tiny human being. You’ve survived cravings, muscle discomfort, insomnia and nausea, and now, after months of cuddling with a body pillow and waddling to and from the bathroom twenty times a day, one way or another (SPOILER ALERT)… Read more »

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Cells for Life launches cord tissue! * But what is cord tissue, and why should you care? For years, we’ve been telling you about the importance of banking your baby’s umbilical cord blood. Used in the treatment of over 80 diseases including leukemia and lymphoma, it is a way to insure and safeguard your family’s… Read more »

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In 1988, Matthew Farrow, of North Carolina, became the first person to ever receive a transplant using umbilical cord blood. At the time, Matthew was 5 years old and living with Fanconi anemia, a rare, inherited blood disorder that leads to bone marrow failure[1]. Pregnant with Matthew’s little sister, Matthew’s mother had her amniotic fluid… Read more »

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