As a practicing obstetrician, I encourage my patients to consider saving their newborn’s cord blood and placenta blood stem cells for two important reasons. First, cord blood stem cells are used to treat as many as 80 life-threatening blood disorders. Second, important strides are being made in the field of regenerative medicine which is using these stem cells to build different types of tissue. In the future, they could potentially be used for traumatic injuries, diabetes, Parkinson’s ... Continue Reading
Reasons to consider banking your newborn’s cord blood.
Have fun this summer with your family, with these great excursions that won’t break the bank.
Make some amazing memories this summer by exploring new places and spending quality learning and sharing time with your family. And guess what? You don't have to break the bank to do it. Here are great summer fun ideas for your family, that won't cost a fortune: Library There are many great, free programs at your local library. Sing-a-longs, arts and crafts, and more. And many of them have reading incentive programs that offer prizes for books read. This is such a wonderful place for fun ... Continue Reading