Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Banks


Subject:
The Human Body , Social Issues , Science , Blood , Stem Cells

Description:
This guide's mission is to provide medical pros and cons for banking and storage of umbilical cord blood, and to explain the difference between donating to a public registry versus a private bank. It discusses ethical issues, costs, research, and stem cells. It has a questionnaire of issues which parents should address before making donor decisions. Company Links lists companies providing private Cord Blood Banks (CBB), along with a guide to help evaluate their services.

Creator:
Jacobs, Arlene E.; Verter, Frances, editor

Language:
English

Source:
http://parentsguidecordblood.org/


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