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Has anyone done the cord blood for their child?

My husband and I are considering getting our son's cord blood preserved once he arrives. I am just curioius as to if anyone has ever done this and was curious as to how your experience was and what company you used. We are looking at using Securacell.

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mylilboy00

Asked by mylilboy00 at 11:08 PM on Jan. 17, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • we used viacord :)
    SweetMiss

    Answer by SweetMiss at 11:15 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • I couldn't; my hospital would NOT let me. They also wouldn't let me take home his placenta to encapsulate... sigh. Anyway, I have heard a lot of great things about Viacord as well.
    Holly.

    Answer by Holly. at 11:16 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • We have looked into Viacord but its the most expensive :(
    mylilboy00

    Comment by mylilboy00 (original poster) at 11:17 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Honestly, talk to your doctor first. Ours told us it's very expensive and it's not kept just for your use. So anyone might end up using your sons. But I guess the plus side of that is, you would still be able to use someone elses even if you choose not to save your sons.
    BabyBugsmama

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 11:36 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • i would like to with our next child :)
    SimplyErathy

    Answer by SimplyErathy at 2:37 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • we donated both ours
    SarahMerritt_22

    Answer by SarahMerritt_22 at 2:45 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I donated my last 2 kids - wasn't an option when I had my first 3 ten years ago.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 10:23 AM on Jan. 18, 2011

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