Why Umbilical Cord?
The umbilical cord that connects the mother and the baby inside the womb nurtures the baby throughout pregnancy by carrying oxygen and nutrition to the baby. Once the baby is born, the umbilical cord is cut and discarded as medical waste.
Research has shown that umbilical cord has a lifetime role to play. It is the richest source of stem cells in the human body.
The stem cells from the umbilical cord are:
Easy To Collect
Umbilical cord stem cells can be collected through a simple, non-invasive process at the time of birth, without any harm to the mother or the baby. The cord is clamped and cut through a painless procedure, leaving a small umbilical stump. To know more about umbilical cord clamping, read here...
Umbilical cord stem cells when preserved under cryogenic conditions have no expiration date, thereby providing lifetime benefit.