What Is Umbilical Cord Blood?
Umbilical cord blood, or popularly known as cord blood is the blood that is present in your baby’s umbilical cord. It is a rich source of stem cells and can be collected only once i. e. at the time of the birth of your child.
Stem cells extracted from cord blood are used efficiently in the treatment of blood-related conditions such as Thalassemia, Leukemia, Lymphoma, Neuroblastoma and so on. Cord blood stem cells have been used for over 30 years in more than 50,000+ transplants across the world.