About public & private cord blood banks

Cord blood bank stores the cord blood in cryogenically sealed containers for long time. They also provide a database or registry of the available cord blood types so that they can be searched and used in case of a need.

What is a public cord blood bank?

A public cord blood bank is a public organization where a person can donate the cord blood for free. It will be tested, stored and the blood will be available for anyone who requires it

What is a private cord blood bank?

In case of a private cord blood bank, the blood can be reserved for a fee, to be used by the donor for his or his family needs as required.