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5 Reasons that LifebankUSA is the Smart Choice for Cord Blood Banking

Did you know that banking placenta blood in addition to cord blood increases the number of transplant-ready stem cells?* LifebankUSA leads the industry in cord blood banking and offers the most banking options for your family.

We’ve put together five reasons that LifebankUSA is the smart choice and should be your first choice when it comes to cord blood banking.

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What Placenta Can and Can’t Do

Dr. Nancy L. Sapanara, Medical Director of LifebankUSA, wrote an article featured in a recent newsletter for the Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation. The article discusses the difference between placenta blood and tissue and the importance of placenta and cord blood banking.

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Want to make your cord blood collection more powerful?

As you know, the stem cells in cord blood have transformative potential and have been used to treat over 30,000 patients worldwide [1]. It’s been shown that using a higher number of stem cells in a transplant leads to better engraftment and survival. [2] Did you know that you can preserve significantly MORE of your baby’s stem cells by adding placenta blood banking to your cord blood collection?

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LifebankUSA has released its 50th stem cell unit for transplant!

As an expectant parent, you may know of the transformative power of cord and placenta blood stem cells. With our latest release of cord blood stem cells for a patient transplant this July, we are proud to announce that LifebankUSA has now released 50 stem cell units for transplant for patients all over the world. Ten of these transplants have been with placenta blood stem cells. No other stem cell bank in the world has released a placenta stem cell unit for transplant.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cord Blood

If you’ve been doing research on cord blood, you already know that it’s an exciting area with the potential to revolutionize health care by providing new and effective therapies for previously untreatable diseases and conditions. Here are a few facts about cord blood that you might have missed.

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Fact or Fiction: 5 Myths about Cord Blood

Choosing to save your baby’s cord blood can be a life-saving decision. When making this decision, you want to be sure you have accurate information about the process and possibilities of cord blood banking. Here, we set the record straight on some common myths and misconceptions about cord blood banking.

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