What are Newborn Stem Cells?

Exploring and understanding stem cells unlocks a realm of medical innovations and ongoing scientific progress. Newborn stem cells hold immense potential for healing, making their remarkable abilities a valuable resource for life.
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Stem Cell Basics

Stem cells, with their remarkable capacity to transform into various cell types like blood, bone, and muscle cells, are pivotal in the growth, development, and tissue repair within organisms. These innate cells hold the key to treating a multitude of conditions and diseases, transforming modern medicine with regenerative therapy options - offering families hope for the future of their health.

Types of Newborn Stem Cells

When your baby is born, stem cells can be found in the umbilical cord and placenta. Both of these components of birth are often discarded, however these cells hold immense healing power.

Newborn stem cells derived from cord blood, cord tissue, and placental tissue offer a rich source of stem cells with immense therapeutic potential. These cells can be broadly categorized into two main types: hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs).
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What Can Stem Cells be Used to Treat?

Cord blood stem cells are currently FDA-approved to treat over 80 conditions and diseases. These cells, along with cord tissue and placental tissue stem cells, are being studied in hundreds of clinical trials - researching treatments for cancers, cerebral palsy, diabetes, and more.
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Ashley R.
Mother of 2, New York

Banking my baby's cord blood is like an insurance. I'd feel guilty if I'd pass doing something so simple, when it comes to having an opportunity to cure a disease.

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Mother of 1, Texas

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All in the Family

When you bank your baby’s stem cells, your baby is protected from day one. For the rest of their life, they will have access to health treatments and therapies that they otherwise would not have. Your baby's stem cells may be able to treat various forms of cancer, autism, cerebral palsy, diabetes, and more. Many promising new uses are constantly being discovered and researched.

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Brothers & Sisters

We are genetically closest to our siblings. This is because we inherit half of our DNA from our mother and half from our father. Siblings with the same biological parents have the greatest chance of being a donor match for stem cell treatments.
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Mom & Dad

Your baby's banked stem cells are incredibly versatile. They may be able to be used to treat diseases that often appear later in life, including multiple sclerosis, diabetes, cancers, lung diseases, and even orthopedic conditions. And it is not just your child who can benefit from unlocking the multipotent power of their cord blood and perinatal tissues, you can too.
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Today, there are dozens of clinical trials specifically studying the use of newborn stem cells to treat aging diseases. In the future, your baby's stem cells may be able to stop or slow down Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and arthritis in your parents.
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Aunts & Uncles

Your own siblings may be able to benefit from your baby's banked stem cells. Today's clinical trials and FDA-approved treatments are focused on using newborn cord blood and stem cells to successfully treat first and second degree relatives.
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Your Future Grandchildren

Even your child's future children (your own grandchildren) may be able to benefit from the stem cells you choose to preserve today. Regenerative medicine and clinical trials are releasing new advancements each year.

Be Prepared for the Unknown. 

When you preserve newborn stem cells with Americord, you ensure they are securely stored for you and your family’s future needs.
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