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Old 08-12-2007, 11:44 AM   #21
joyful mother
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Re: is anyone here banking their baby's cordblood?

Originally Posted by naturalbirthmama View Post
We prefer to let the cord stop pulsing before cutting it and to do cord blood banking you have to clamp immediately.
This is what we do as the risk of Leukemia and other stuff is greatly diminished.

Fantasy Fox, I understand your point though and if we were in your situation we would probably have to do some research and re-evaluate. But so far we have waited until the cord stop pulsing with each of them so we will stick with that if the figures I've seen are correct we have a much better chance of avoiding it all together which I think would be all us mamas first choice!
Crissi wife to my very best friend for 20 yrs. Momma to 3 boys and 3 girls, 7-almost 18 yrs old!
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