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Does the baby need the cord blood stem cells at birth?

No. In fact, some studies report that allowing the cord blood to flow back into the baby increases the likelihood of jaundice. Medical experts simply would not support cord blood collection for donation if the baby needed its own cord blood at birth.


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What are the odds of using stored cord blood stem cells?

Are there any risks of collecting cord blood?

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