Do You Know About Cryo-Cell?

By Shannon Gosney
In Uncategorized
July 15, 2009

Have you been introduced to the concept of cord blood banking? Here are a few interesting statistics. 1 in 3 pregnant women never learn about cord blood banking. 45% of pregnant women surveyed were unaware that their baby’s cord blood could be used to help a sibling in need. 84% of patients expect their healthcare provider to give answers to questions they have about cord blood banking. Only 14% are educated by their healthcare provider about cord blood banking. These statistics were taken from the Journal of Reproductive Medicine. July is designated by The American Hospital Association Society as Cord Blood Awareness month – attempting to increase the awareness of expectant parents about cord blood banking options.

When the cord blood of a baby is banked for a family, it can be used to treat the baby’s siblings in the future. It is important to “have a good match” for cord blood transplants and siblings have a 1 in 4 chance of being a match to the baby.

Did you know that cord blood can be used to treat more than 75 diseases at this point in time? Cryo-Cell is one of the largest family cord blood banks around, operating under high levels of quality certifications and accreditations. Since 1992, more than 175,000 families have trusted them with storing cord blood.

Cryo-Cell understands how important cord blood preservation is, no matter the state of the economy. Friends and family members can purchase gift certificates for loved ones who are expecting in amounts as little as $50. Cryo-cell also offers a variety of payment plans and financing options, which is useful if you are on a budget. Visit Cryo-Cell today and check out the Cryr-Cell selection criteria.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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