How much does freezing your umbilical cord cost?

Answer Future Health Technologies (Britain's largest private family cord blood stem cell bank) currently (November 2009) charges £1,395 for its standard cord blood collection and storage service.This inc... Read More »

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What happens to an umbilical cord if it becomes wet?

Answer Umbilical Cord CareSwab the umbilical cord (navel) each time you change your baby's diaper.• Soak a cotton-tipped swab in rubbing alcohol.• Clean the tip and base of the cord area. She may... Read More »

Why do you cut off the umbilical cord?

the umbilical cord is cut to prevent blood loss of the baby

What happens to the cut umbilical cord and when?

it is kept for stem cell research if parents pay/agree or else it's thrown out

When should you cut the umbilical cord?