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"I created Anja because

my brother's last chance at treatment for cerebral palsy was umbilical cord blood and we couldn't find a match because we're mixed race."
-Anja CEO Kathryn Cross (@KathrynAnja on TikTok)

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Why Serena Williams, Kylie Jenner, Chriselle Lim, and more banked their umbilical cord blood

Hollywood's best kept secret

Selma Blair, Kobe Bryant, Peyton Manning, Bartolo Colon, Chris Johnson, and countless other celebrities have relied on stem cell treatments in order to repair damaged cartilage, tendon, and ligaments and work towards anti-aging. (Photo Courtesy New You)

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Quality of life improvement for those with cerebral palsy

In 2017, Armaan (left) was diagnosed with cerebral palsy shortly after birth. In 2019, he used his own umbilical cord blood as a treatment. His parents reported, "we have seen positive changes in Armaan’s upper body strength, his vision, and his coordination." (Photo Courtesy Insception)

Life-saving leukemia treatment

In 2015, Jenna (right) celebrated being cancer free after using umbilical cord blood. She had initially tried chemotherapy, but doctors told her that it was not enough. She needed umbilical cord blood - she was saved as a result. (Photo Courtesy Robert Hood)

Quality Guarantees

Every Anja Health product includes the following

Collection kit supplied with

FDA-approved materials and How to Collect instructions for medical professionals

Biological goods courier

with 10+ years of experience

Maximizing stem cell count

via manual processing methods that individualize recovery - as opposed to automatic

Storage for a lifetime

without damaging stem cells as stem cells do not expire

FDA-approved and AABB-accredited lab storage

with 40+ years of experience

Anja Health Account Specialist

who ensures that you stay connected to your stored family stem cells and the latest developments in stem cell research

The Science behind Anja

The following links and excerpts are from verified resources, such as the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, and National Institute of Health.

Anja x My Doula Heidi x Birth Story Media Podcast

"As a mom and doula, find out why I REGRET not banking my children's cord blood and how if I did, it could have changed our lives."

Transplantation of umbilical cord blood-derived cells for novel indications in regenerative therapy or immune modulation: a scoping review of clinical studies

"An increasingly broad range of disorders, however, are reflected in ongoing registered trials, which suggests greater activity, interest, and investment in UCB-derived cellular therapy."

Umbilical cord stem cells: Background, processing and applications

"Human umbilical cord stem cells are -in contrast to embryonic and fetal stem cells- ethically noncontroversial, inexpensive and readily available source of cells."

Stem cells in the umbilical cord

"Stem cells are thought to have great therapeutic and biotechnological potential. This will not only to replace damaged or dysfunctional cells, but also rescue them and/or deliver therapeutic proteins after they have been engineered to do so."

Selma Blair: Actress says she's in remission from multiple sclerosis

"My prognosis is great. I'm in remission. [Umbilical cord blood] Stem cells put me in remission."

Umbilical cord stem cell: an overview

"Stem cells (SC) from umbilical cord blood (UCB) are now a new reliable alternative to treat different blood diseases, if the samples are frozen at the moment of birth. Human umbilical cord blood, with its real abundance, simple collection procedure and no serious ethical dilemmas, represents a valuable alternative to the use of other stem cell sources."

Umbilical cord blood improves motor skills in some children with cerebral palsy

"Children [with cerebral palsy] who received one intravenous dose of at least 25 million stem cells per kilogram of their body weight saw improvements in motor function a year later."

Type 1 Diabetes Reversed With Stem Cells From Cord Blood

"Stem cells from cord blood “re-educated” the immune system T cells of people with type 1 diabetes so their pancreas started producing insulin again."