Cord Blood Registry

Preparing for the addition of a little one into the home can be a parent’s most exciting journey. It’s a time to decorate the nursery, weigh the choices in selecting a name and preparing for those middle of the night feedings. It all goes by so fast and before you know it, that special day… Read More »

Should You Store Umbilical Cord Blood

The opportunity to store umbilical cord blood presents itself right after labor and many moms and dads are making the important decision to have that blood frozen as a barrier against any future diseases. We’ve all seen the stories in the news – too many people are still struggling in the battle against diseases like… Read More »

What Are Stem Cells

What Are Stem Cells? Stem cells are in a category of cells that have the ability during development to completely transform from their original generalized state into various other cell types that are specialized. The two different sources that these cells can be obtained from are as follows: •    • Embryos – Embryonic stem cells… Read More »

History of Stem Cell Research

Many people have heard of stem cells and they know that the research and use of the cells is quite controversial, most do not know the history of stem cell research and why it has become such a hot button issue. Stem Cell Research: The Beginning Stem cell research dates back to the early 1900’s.… Read More »