This post is sponsored by Cord Blood Registry but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. #CordBloodRegistry #Ad #HolidayGiftGuide
I’m heading towards the end of my pregnancy and with the holidays here I’ve been looking for gift options that revolve around my future baby. So if you happen to know someone expecting this Holiday season then I have the perfect holiday gift for them.
The biggest thing that I’ve been looking into is cord blood banking with Cord Blood Registry (CBR). I didn’t do it with my first 2 daughters, but with this baby I’m hoping to do it. I honestly never educated myself before, but since then I have started looking into newborn stem cell preservation and it has so many great things to offer.
If you’re not familiar with CBR, here’s a little info. Some of the great things that stood out to me were: CBR believes passionately in the power of healthy families. They actually offer a Newborn Possibilities Program® that helps families with a qualifying medical need by covering all costs for preserving their child’s newborn stem cells and storing them for 5 years.
With that, as part of a stem cell transplant, cord blood may be used as a potential treatment option for many conditions including certain cancers, and blood, immune and metabolic disorders. They have heartwarming stories of families who stored with them and used their samples, like Ava and Luke. And, CBR even invests in research to try to find new uses for cord blood stem cells.
Source: National Cord Blood Program website. Accessed February 2, 2016. 5. Butler MG, Menitove JE. Umbilical cord blood banking: an update. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2011;28:669-676. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21617932
So if you’re looking for The Perfect Holiday Gift for Those Expecting then consider gifting CBR. They offer a gift registry option where friends and family can donate to a cord blood banking fund, making gifting simple this holiday season. Plus, getting setup is an easy process.
How to Get Setup with CBR:
- Enroll with CBR online at cordblood.com/enroll or call 1-888-240-1996
- CBR ships you a collection kit.
- Bring your kit to the hospital on your big day.
- Call the medical courier after your baby is born and the cord blood has been collected by your healthcare professional.
- Relax. CBR handles the rest and will notify you when they have received your collection kit.
Couldn’t be easier, right?!
Make sure to visit CBR’s website to get more information on how cord blood banking works, to start your registry or sign up and get started.
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