Here For Our Customers During Challenging Times

Bukola has been on the ViaCord team for nearly 18 years and is passionate about ensuring our ViaCord families are taken care of from the minute they enroll with us until their stem cells are safely stored at… Read More

COVID-19, Pregnancy & Cord Blood Banking

The current coronavirus pandemic is certainly concerning to everyone, but especially to mothers and expecting mothers. Currently, it’s unknown if pregnant women have a greater chance of getting sick from the COVID-19, but because of changes in a woman’s body during pregnancy, they may be at a higher risk of viral respiratory infections.1 Because the COVID-19 outbreak is so recent there are limited publications available analyzing its impact. However, in a small case study of babies born to mothers who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) none of the infants tested positive and the virus was not detected in any samples of amniotic fluid.2

Cord Blood Connect: 2019 International Congress

From September 13-15, participants from 29 countries gathered in Miami Beach for the 2019 Cord Blood Connect international congress to connect on cord blood.