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Cord Blood Banking?

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3 years ago
well i have been considering private banking but i dont know anybody that has even considered this as an option so i'm kinda worried i'm just being paranoid and that this is going to be a waste of money that i dont have... i've been doing so much research on it but still feel a little worried, i want to be prepared for the future and make the right choice but it cost about $2,000 just for the initial collection and than about another $150 per year so it's not cheap... what do you think? Is anyone besides me considering this or even done it with a previous pregnancy? Please let me know what you think!

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3 years ago
I've never done it.  It sounds like a good idea but I have one daughter and one on the way but I've never even researched it.  As you said it cost a lot of money which my husband and I do not have we're in our early twenties and we're more concerned about making sure they have a roof over their head, clothes on their backs, and food on the table. So far we're doing okay but other stuff like that is out of the picture for us but yeah if I had the money I would do it.
3 years ago
Well I completely agree with Nadia! Lol. It seriously sounds like she just described my life! Anyways I think its an  awesome idea and can come in handy in the future if anything arises but I know I can't afford it. If you have the money and want to do it I say go for it! :)
3 years ago
We thought about it with our previous two, but we didn't have the money for it either.  The concept behind it is great, but the chance of actually using it is slim...it's a lot of money to use towards a just in case. 
3 years ago
if you  go to www.parentsguidecordblood.org and check out the comparison chart for different banks you can choose the one that is right for you.  It can be expensive, so choose the bank that offers no annual fee as well as a payment plan.  Check out this video,  http://tinyurl.com/ylmfy8u to see how banking cord blood might save your baby's life Good luckJoyce@mazelabs.com www.mazecordblood.com
2 years ago
 I work for Americord Registry, a cord blood bank. Find out how you can save up to ten times more stem cells as compared to cord blood alone. See www.cordadvantage.com
2 years ago
Hi ! I work for Americord Registry, a cord blood bank. Please look out for our upcoming Cord Advantage product launch that saves many more stem cells as compared to cord blood banking alone. Also, we have better pricing than most of our competitors. www.cordadvantage.com
2 years ago
I work for Americord Registry, a cord blood bank. Please look out for our upcoming Cord Advantage product launch that saves many more stem cells as compared to cord blood banking alone. Also, we have better pricing than most of our competitors. www.cordadvantage.com
2 years ago
Hello ! I work Americord Registry, a cord blood bank. Please look out for more upcoming Cord Advantage product launch that saves many more stem cells as compared to cord blood banking alone Also, we have better pricing than most of our competitors. www.cordadvantage
2 years ago
I'll presume by now for Sammy the decision has already been made, but for others contemplating the same question, my wife and I elected to store our daughters cord blood - and while there's yet to be a need for it (thankfully), we certainly don't regret the decision. As the science progresses as do the number of treatments available, and it's our hope that should it not be needed in our family, we can still donate it while it's viable down the road to help others.  Cost considerations aside, be sure the birth attendants are aware of potential concerns such as early clamping, some information on which is available at http://www.cordbankings.com

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