Cord blood stem cells are the blood cells of a newly born baby that is attached in the umbilical cord. These cord blood stem cells provide a very good and reliable solution to various genetic and homeopathic problems. The importance of the cord blood cells in the medical field can be easily estimated from the fact that they can substitute for the bone-marrow.
We are all aware that it is pretty hard to find the matching bone-marrow and even in case when you find one, the donor has to restrict himself from certain activities throughout his life. So, substituting the use of bone-marrow with a cord blood cell will benefit the medical science and in general the humans in a very big manner.
Since, the stem cells have so high medical value, it is highly important for you to safeguard your newly born baby’s cord blood stem cells in sound conditions. It can help you, your family and more importantly your baby in case of any future genetic problem.
There are several public as well as private hospitals that provide you with a facility of banks for the storage of cord blood cells for your newly born baby. They charge some nominal amount to provide safe and secure storage for these blood cells.
But before asking any hospital for the storage of cord cells make sure that they keep your child’s cells safe and sound. At the same time, also look at the methods that they use to distinguish the blood cells to be on the right side.