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Cord Blood, Cord Tissue and Placenta Tissue: What Are the Differences?

Not that long ago, when a woman gave birth to a baby, the umbilical cord and placenta were treated as medical waste and discarded. Now, thanks to scientists’ research, new moms can bank their child’s cord blood, cord tissue and placenta tissue in order to use them to treat serious health conditions in the future,… Read More »

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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Fact Sheet

When high blood pressure (HBP) occurs during pregnancy and is not appropriately treated, it may negatively affect the health of both a mother and her baby during pregnancy, during delivery, or after delivery.1,2 High blood pressure, also known as hypertension (HTN), is a common and treatable health condition that occurs in 6% to 8% of… Read More »

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