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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   We are expecting our first child by end of this month. I want to take suggestion on stem cell banking
User :   Hi
User :   Please proceed
User :   I wanted to know more about stem cell banking
User :   Ok
User :   is it advisable
User :   It is the preservation of cord cell and tissue from mothers cord at time of birth.
User :   Yes it is very much advisable.
User :   which company to go for ? as there are many companies offering private stem cell banking ?
User :   After a baby is delivered, the mother's body releases the placenta, the temporary organ that transferred oxygen and nutrients to the baby while in the mother's uterus. Until recently, in most cases the umbilical cord and placenta were discarded after birth without a second thought.
User :   Yes there are many
User :   Umbilical cord blood contains the same kinds of blood-forming (hematopoietic) stem cells as a bone marrow donor.
User :   i have met two companies representatives
User :   And so can be used for treating many disease.
User :   Ok
User :   It can be done there also
User :   what should be the onetime cost for this ?
User :   It ranges like this only but some provide in installment also
User :   installment option is there with these companies as well.
User :   Ok
User :   ok , does all companies apply same process to prserve stem cell or there is any difference?
User :   No it is the same.
User :   I am not saying it is not good
User :   All follow the same process and this is something appreciable you have opted for.
User :   ok thanks doctor
User :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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