Mar 1 2016

Cord Blood Banking Steps- 3 Simple Ways to Bank Cord Blood

Posted by Steph

Cord blood banking has many different steps. It sounds complicated. There is so much flying through your mind as you prepare for your new baby’s arrival, cord blood banking may seem too overwhelming to add to the list.

Well, we’re here to tell you that with Americord, it’s not complicated. We understand how stressful pregnancy and baby prep can be. At Americord,  we want to make the process of banking your baby’s blood as simple as possible.

So simple, in fact, that we broke the process down into three easy cord blood banking steps:

  1. Enroll in Americord’s Registry

Or, if you haven’t already, download our guide to learn more about cord blood banking and the advantages of using Americord. Cord blood banking makes it possible to treat your child using stem cells–even into adulthood. Americord offers cord blood, cord tissue and placenta tissue banking.

  1. Receive the Americord Collection Kit

This kit includes our top of the line, FDA approved collection materials and step-by-step instructions so you know exactly what to do with the kit. Our kit includes the only sterile exterior cord blood collection bag that’s FDA-approved for any birth. The 3-in-1 kit is appropriate for collecting cord tissue, placenta tissue and cord blood.

  1. Bring the collection kit with you to the hospital when you go into labor

Make sure you tell your doctor that you are banking your baby’s cord blood so that they can plan accordingly. As soon as you give birth, our medical courier will pick up the collection kit directly from your bedside and bring it straight to our lab.

And just like that, your baby’s cord blood is banked! Still have questions on cord blood banking steps? Our team is ready and waiting to assist you in ensuring a healthy future for your family and helping you simplify the process of cord blood banking and collection. Feel free to contact us any time at 866-503-6005 or [email protected].

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