Go Beyond Cord Blood Banking with the Newborn DNA Guardian Service

If you’re thinking about making cord blood banking part of your birth plan, we want you to know there’s another option that can help you further prepare for your family’s future health. For families planning to store their newborn’s cord blood with ViaCord, they now have the additional option to save their newborn’s DNA with a new service offering: Newborn DNA GuardianSM.

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Go Blue For Autism

With April being the first full month of spring, we start to say goodbye to the winter weather and hello to the brighter and warmer months.   Along with growth and renewal, April also represents something else – World Autism Month. Read More

ViaCord Joins March of Dimes Boston Walk
Teaming Up to Fight Premature Births

This Saturday, May 7th is the Boston March for Babies and we couldn’t be more excited to support the March of Dimes’ mission of helping women have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies.  ViaCord and PerkinElmer employees are gathering to join the three mile walk around Boston’s iconic Charles River and we’ll also be sponsoring a Superhero Tent where kids will sport capes and have fun running through a superhero inspired obstacle course!

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Light It Up Blue For #AutismAwareness

Autism, a disorder that appears in the first three years of life, affects the brain’s development and impacts social and communication skills.While the exact causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are unknown, research suggests that both genes and environment play important roles. Read More

ViaCord’s #LoveWithConfidence Photo Contest

Just because another Valentine’s Day has come and gone doesn’t mean we need to stop sharing the love! We’re still celebrating all month long with our Love With Confidence photo contest. Read More

Kicking off the New Year with a #BANKVIACORD Twitter party!

As exciting as it is to plan ahead for a new baby, it can also be pretty overwhelming.  On top of picking out nursery colors and stocking up on diapers, there is a ton of research to do. Who makes the best stroller? What is the safest crib? Should cord blood banking be part of my family’s plan?   Read More