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James Chang
Kevin Ching M.D.
Sharon Lau
Stella Lee Leong

Donate Your Baby's Umbilical Cord

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Cord blood contains large numbers of blood forming cells that can be used to save a patient who needs a marrow transplant.

  • Complete a consent form and agree to donate your baby’s cord blood after birth
  • Complete a maternal and family health history and meet health elgibility guidelines.*
  • Give a small blood sample
  • Umbilical cord blood can be used to treat patients with life-threatening diseases.
  • It is safe. The cord blood is collected after the baby is born which leaves no harm to the mother and baby.
  • There is no change in the birth process by donating.
  • The umbilical cord and placenta gets thrown away after the baby is born.
  • Donating is free!

*Must be 18 or older

Have no major health illnesses such as:

  • AIDS- HIV

  • Diabetes – Insulin dependent

  • Cancer

  • Hepatitis B &C

  • Malaria

  • Organ or Tissue transplant

  • Sexually transmitted diseases

  • Tattoos, skin or body piercing within the last 12 months

 
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