5 Benefits Of Delayed Cord Clamping - “It’s incredible to see what a difference an extra three minutes and one-half cup of blood can have on the overall health of a child, especially four years later,” Dr. Ola Andersson told CNN.
Straight Talk: Yes, You Should Freaking Cut the Umbilical Cord, and Other Honest Answers to New Dad Questions
Straight Talk: Yes, You Should Freaking Cut the Umbilical Cord, and Other Honest Answers to New Dad Questions http://www.instafather.com/dad-blog/2015/7/6/straight-talk-cut-the-umbilical-cord-and-other-new-dad-advice
Cord blood is used to treat a variety of diseases, ranging from anemia and cancers of the blood such as leukemia and lymphomas to disorders such as sickle cell disease and severe combined immunodeficiency. Mothers are now able to donate their newborns' umbilical cord blood and have it publicly banked so it is available to anyone for lifesaving transplantations.