New Book Takes New Look At Newborns Gift Of Life

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A new book points out that many scientists and clinicians are concentrating their energies on umbilical cord-derived stem cells from healthy babies. Recent research shows human umbilical cord stem cell therapy (hUCSCT) can help many conditions. “Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Therapy: The Gift of Healing from Healthy Newborns” by David Steenblock, M.S., D.O, and Anthony […]


Umbilical Hernia Treatment

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Umbilical hernia occurs when the abdominal content protrudes beneath the skin through the umbilical hole. The umbilical hole, or the umbilicus is the healed scar situated in the lower abdominal area. Through it the umbilical cord enters the body while the child is still inside his mother, and through the cord vital substances are passed […]


New Blood For New Life

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Blood cord banking is the process of preserving blood from a new born baby’s umbilical cord and placenta. The concept of blood cord banking starts immediately as soon as a mother gives birth, the blood in the umbilical cord and placenta is immediately preserved through freezing and kept in a depository until such time in […]


Reasons For Donating Umbilical Cord Blood

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Cord blood banking generated debates about the implications of donating against private storage of umbilical blood. Umbilical cord blood, a “miracle” in medical and scientific research, is found to contain stem cells which are highly valuable in treating blood-related diseases. Its “primitiveness” can regenerate whole immune systems necessary for curing chronic diseases like leukemia, anemia, […]


Misconceptions About Umbilical Hernia

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Umbilical hernia is a very common abnormality of the belly button that occurs in most babies’ first years of life. Although parents become very concerned when they find out that their child has been diagnosed with umbilical hernia, there is virtually no reason to be worried about. Apart from being “in-esthetic”, umbilical hernia raises no […]


Is Cord Blood Banking Right For You

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Saving your baby’s umbilical cord blood allows it to be cryogenically stored, and then available if your child later becomes sick and needs a bone marrow transplant. Umbilical cord blood was discarded until the 1970’s, when researchers discovered that umbilical cord blood could save lives under certain circumstances.How do you decide on cord blood banking? […]