Moms Asked to Donate to Public Cord Blood Banks

Your Health Minute

Mother’s being asked to donate placenta cord blood.

In Your Health Minute, This country’s leading pediatricians are encouraging the use of public cord blood banks.

Cord blood, which is taken from the placenta of newborns, is used to treat children with fatal diseases.

Public cord blood banks serve patients worldwide while private cord banks only serve the family that donated.

Donation to a public cord bank is safe and its free, but, patent have to register before the baby is born.

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