For the transplant to be a success, stem cells taken from the cord blood must match the patient's tissue type as closely as possible. So, for patients to have the best chance of a 'match' we need to store as many cord blood donations as possible, and we can't do this without you.
something lke what the first answerer was getting at.. don't totally understand it but I did donate my daughters cord blood
at 4:48 PM on Mar. 1, 2011