Cord Blood Banking Can Lead to Lifesaving Treatments
July 25, 2017
Everything you need to know about cord blood banking.
The umbilical cord is the epicenter of nutrition for your baby throughout your pregnancy, and its importance doesn’t diminish after delivery. Banking your child’s umbilical cord blood is an investment in your family’s future. Did you know that your baby’s cord blood can be used to treat more than 80 diseases? Stem cells from the cord blood could provide a match other family members, allowing the cells to be used for potentially life-saving treatments. New England Cord Blood Bank offers state-of-the-art facilities and a caring staff to help ensure that your baby’s cord blood is adequately processed, stored and preserved.
The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD®) is celebrating Rare Disease Day 2021 with The Balancing Act.
Travis Flores is a 29-year-old cystic fibrosis survivor and a recipient of a very rare third double-lung transplant in May 2020.
The Balancing Act has partnered with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and WEGO Health to shine a light on rare diseases and the impact they have on patients.