Cord Tissue 101 During the process of your pregnancy, you have likely come across the practice of storing your baby’s cord blood. Awareness of cord blood banking has been on the rise since 1988, when the first successful cord blood transplant took place – but what about the possibilities for cord tissue? Over the last… Read more »
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Cord blood and cord tissue banking is our passion! We love talking about it with you – expecting parents and families and sharing why it’s essential for #WhatMattersMost. We also find it especially intriguing and insightful to discuss it with industry professionals. Recently we talked to Dr. Christyne Peters, an obstetrician-gynaecologist at Markham Stouffville Hospital,… Read more »
Since 2002, via the Medical Need Program, Cells for Life has extended financial support to expectant parents with a family member currently suffering from a disease that is treatable using cord blood stem cells. Today, Cells for Life is pleased to announce that the Medical Need Program is being renamed the Angel Canadian Sibling Transplant… Read more »
Summer is without a doubt our favourite season, but the jury is still out on whether it’s the best – or worst time of the year to be pregnant. On the one hand, summer temperatures allow you to enjoy your growing belly without having to worry about fitting into bulky winter jackets or a closet… Read more »
Stem cells and the potential power to heal! Thanks to scientific breakthroughs, advancements in technology and positive reports patients seeking stem cell treatments now more than ever!
April showers bring May… savings! This Mother’s Day, as we celebrate the inspirational love shared between mother and child, we also acknowledge the sacrifice, commitment and patience required to bring forth and raise a tiny human being. After all, motherhood is beautiful — it’s also very tiring. We know you have a million things to… 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 »
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 »