Best Cord Blood in Toronto

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Elisabeth Semple, Scientific Director with Cells for Life, has been working with cord blood since the mid 90s. Considering the first cord blood transplant took place in Paris in 1988, it’s fair to say Elisabeth has followed the evolution of cord blood banking closely since its very early days. Her career in cord blood began… Read more »

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Cells for Life cord blood bank

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If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the idea of caring for a newborn, or unsure about your options in the delivery room, there’s no need to panic – you’re not alone. Uncertainty is a normal part of pregnancy, and parenthood. Fortunately, prenatal classes were designed specifically to help you start out on the right foot. Prenatal… Read more »

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Cells for Life cord blood bank

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We know the umbilical cord is a rich source of stem cells. By cryo-preserving your baby’s stem cell sample, Cells for Life guarantees the highest quality of service in cord blood banking.   Cord blood stem cells are obtained from the blood remaining in the umbilical cord and placenta after the cord is cut at… Read more »

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Cells for Life cord blood bank

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On Sunday, October 26th, Parent Life Network, Cells for Life and fellow sponsors of Canada’s Luckiest Baby joined in Newcastle, Ontario to surprise the Rowley family. There was no way the grey skies and chilling wind were putting a damper on the day for Kristine and Corey. But the lucky couple had no idea their… Read more »

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Childhood cancer is relatively uncommon. However, it remains the most common disease-related cause of death – more than asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and AIDS combined. It is second only to injury-related deaths among Canadian children.” ~ Canadian Cancer Society September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. It provides an opportunity to raise public awareness around… Read more »

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Cells for Life cord blood bank

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When pregnant, the task of preparing for your new baby can seem daunting. At Cells for Life, we advocate organization and pre-planning as a means to reduce stress and ensure that all aspects of your baby’s health are being considered. Though a very exciting time, birth preparation can be demanding and, at times, overwhelming. In… Read more »

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For 25 years, cord blood transplants have been saving the lives of those afflicted with devastating diseases. While cord blood is most commonly used to treat blood disorders and to replenish the bone marrow, clinical trials show that cord blood transplants may also be effective in hypoxic brain injuries, including stroke and cerebral palsy.   Why… Read more »

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