In recognition of World Cerebral Palsy Day on October 6th, we are sharing a local story from the heart of the Canadian Rockies about a family who accessed their stored cord blood. Danica Crawford and her husband were born and raised in Kamloops, British Columbia. When their daughter, Kira, was born, she suffered a hypoxic… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Cord Blood Facts
Cord blood and cord tissue banking – everything you need to know right at your fingertips! Taking care of baby is what matters most as a parent, including their health now and long into the future. In addition to taking your prenatal vitamins, nixing that coffee habit, saying good-bye to your favourite raw foods and… Read more »
As a parent, or soon-to-be parent #WhatMattersMost when it comes to your child? Chances are that their health and happiness would top your list. That’s where the benefits of cord blood and cord tissue banking come in! It’s peace of mind for your child and their future, because ensuring their health is truly what matters most…. Read more »
Are you expecting another bundle of joy? Or, are you pregnant for the first time and expecting multiples? Congratulations! While you are gearing up for taking care of two (or more) babies, it’s important to start planning for your children’s futures, including their health and wellbeing, by banking their cord blood and cord tissue. Cord… Read more »
As specialists in cord banking, we get a lot of expecting parents asking us whether or not you can safely delay the clamping of the umbilical cord if you plan on storing your baby’s cord blood. The answer is a resounding yes! Not only is it safe, but choosing to both delay clamping your baby’s… 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!
July is Cord Blood Awareness month! Learn more about how cord blood banking and cord tissue storage can go a long way to safe guarding your baby’s and family’s health.
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 »
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 »
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 »