Why do we recommend to preserve umbilical blood?
Hemopoetic stem cells of the umbilical blood is valuable biomaterial, which in future may be used when treating congenital diseases of the immune system, different types of anemia, leukemia, lymphoma and other blood diseases.
It is possible to collect hemopoetic stem cells only within the birth of a child, while cryoconservation will let us to preserve them for an interminable period.
Having umbilical blood in the family bank gives an opportunity to use stem cells for transplantation to the child, as well as next of kin - parents, siblings.
Collecting umbilical blood is safe for the mother and for the child and takes only a few minutes.