Monthly Archives: July 2016

5 Facts About Umbilical Cords

5 Facts About Umbilical Cords

The umbilical cord connects the mother to her unborn baby through pregnancy until shortly after birth. It sustains the baby with nutrients and takes away waste but that’s not all that is special about the umbilical cord. Here 5 facts about umbilical cords. The Umbilical Cord Is A Part Of Your Baby At the moment(…)

Twins and Cord Blood Banking

Twins and Cord Blood Banking

Today marks the beginning of Cord Blood Awareness Month 2016. It’s the perfect time to debunk some misconceptions surrounding cord blood banking in multiple and twin pregnancies. Can I donate my babies’ umbilical cord blood if I’m having twins? Yes. Currently only Anthony Nolan accept cord blood donations from twin pregnancies. Unfortunately this greatly reduces(…)