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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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Choosing between storing cord blood or cord tissue? No need to flip a coin. Cord blood and cord tissue are actually two very different things, and if you’re expecting, there are great reasons to store both parts of your baby’s umbilical cord blood. Cord Blood vs. Cord Tissue While both cord blood and tissue come… 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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Okay, first of all, extend your arm upwards, open your palm and ready yourself for a virtual high five. You have either banked your baby’s cord blood or cord tissue, or you’re interested in doing so, and that is something definitely worth celebrating. Now that you’ve chosen to do something pro-active for the little person growing… 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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It’s official! Cells for Life now provides parents-to-be with the amazing opportunity to store their baby’s umbilical cord tissue. Don’t worry. Our cord blood program isn’t going anywhere, but now, in addition to storing life-saving stem cells from umbilical cord blood, soon-to-be mums and dads will also have the ability to bank baby’s umbilical cord… 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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