Cord Blood Donation
Donating cord blood is a painless procedure that allows doctors to collect the stem cells from the umbilical cord following the birth. These ever-important cells can be stored to be used to treat diseases. Be sure to discuss this option with your physician or midwife.
There are three companies that you may contact for more information:
St. Louis Cord Blood Bank
Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital
St. Louis University Health Science Center
Cryo-Cell International, Inc.
3165 McMullen Booth Road, Building B
Clearwater, FL 33761
Cord Blood Registry
1200 Bayhill Drive, Suite 301
San Bruno, CA 94066