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.

In addition, Dr. Sapanara highlights some of the various studies that placenta blood and tissue are currently being used for, as well as how the placenta is a robust source of stem cells that can be used for transplants and regenerative medicine. Read the full article to learn more about the importance of placenta and cord blood banking.