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Cord Blood Banking
How to Store Cord Blood Cells Safely
is the blood that is collected from the umbilical cord of a baby. This
cord blood is collected after the baby is born. The mother of the baby
has to intimate about her intentions to donate cord blood to the cord
blood banks. With the consent of the pregnant mother the blood banks would
make arrangements to collect the cord blood after the delivery of the
The process of collecting the cord blood cells is easy. The cord blood is drained into a blood bag for storage in the cord blood bank. It should be known that collecting cord blood is in no way going to affect the mother or the child. Details of the blood such as tissue type and the type of blood are recorded by the cord blood bank and then it is stored in a cord blood bank.
that is used to store the cord blood can be a private bank or a public
bank. The difference between a private bank and a public bank is that
the services offered by the private bank are mostly chargeable whereas
in the case of a public bank it is not so.