What is the placenta, and how does it work?

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What is the placenta, and how does it work?
The placenta is an organ that develops in your uterus during pregnancy. This structure provides oxygen and nutrients to your growing baby and removes waste products from your baby's blood.What does the placenta do?It is an organ in the uterus that forms during ... Read More

If I saved my cord blood, could I bank it myself?

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Cord blood stem cells can specifically only survive if they are cryopreserved at extreme temperatures (generally around -190 degrees Celsius). It also needs to be processed properly in order to separate stem cells from the umbilical cord, the blood inside of it, and the placenta. As a result, i... Read More

How do I bank cord blood if I end up in an emergency situation?

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If you end up in an emergency situation, you can immediately text or call Anja Health at 310.620.1663 with your location and how soon you think you'll be giving birth. Anja does its very best to rush kits to parents to ensure that they can bank umbilical cord blood to the best of their abilit... Read More

My Journey With Stem Cell Therapy: Knee Pain to Knee Gain!

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My Journey With Stem Cell Therapy: Knee Pain to Knee Gain!
My journey with stem cell therapy began in 2016 while on a 19-mile run. I was an avid long-distance runner, and deep into my training I began to feel pain in my right knee. Over several months that pain grew to daily problem which hindered my from participating in the sport I loved. It became app... Read More