Run Towards The Fire: An OB-GYN’s story of caring for patients and the homeless during COVID-19

Natalia Echeverri, MD, FACOG is an OB-GYN located in Miami, FL. Her commitment and passion for helping others goes beyond women’s health. When she is not in her office helping patients, she can be found spending quality time… Read More

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

Cancer Awareness Month

September is cancer awareness month, and we want to recognize everyone, big and small, who is fighting strong to beat cancer.

Stem Cells In The News

A new edition of Stem Cells In The News is out! Take a quick break, pick up recent stories, and be on your happy (and informed) way… Stem cells act as ‘first aid kits’ in repairing damaged immune… Read More

The Cord Blood Stop:
You Cord Blood News Source

Banking Your Baby’s Cord Blood – Expert advice on storing your baby’s cord blood via Fit Pregnancy ViaCord’s Chief Scientific Officer, Morey Kraus, talked to Fit Pregnancy in a must-read article for expecting parents considering cord blood banking…. Read More