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Options Exist When Saving a Newborn’s Cord Blood

Scripps provides new parents the option of banking their baby’s cord blood privately, for their own possible future use, or they can donate it to a public bank.

As medical technology has evolved, so has the ability to use cord blood that save lives and treat diseases. Today, parents of newborns have the option of banking their baby’s cord blood privately for their own possible future use, or they can donate it to a public bank – similar to donating blood – where it may be used to help others with a variety of illnesses.


Dr. Dale Mitchell spoke to the U-T San Diego about options available to new parents when it comes to saving cord blood.


Visit the U-T San Diego to read Options Exist When Saving a Newborn’s Cord Blood

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