Stories tagged with: Cord Blood Banking

October 8, 2010 - 4:13pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

With his youngest two children Dr. Robert Aepli had blood from their umbilical cords saved in a special blood bank. The process of cord-blood banking is very simple and safe.

"After the baby is taken care of the doctor merely releases a clamp on the umbilical cord and the blood is collected into a blood collection system. It is then the family's responsibility to Fed Ex or UPS the specimen promptly to the cord blood banking center," says Dr. Aepli.

But why do parents...

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