Doctors Advised to go over Cord Bloodstream Donations At the start of Pregnancy

 

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By 2013, more than 30,000 stem cell transplants had been performed worldwide using cord blood. Parents must register in advance to donate cord blood so that a collection kit can be sent for use after the baby’s delivery. Because of this, doctors should talk with expectant parents about a donation during an early prenatal visit, the AAP says. Doctors Urged to Discuss Cord Blood Donations Early in Pregnancy MONDAY, Oct. 30, 2017 A leading group of U.S. pediatricians is encouraging parents to donate to public cord blood banks after the birth of their children.

Parents must register in advance to donate cord blood so that a collection kit can be sent for use after the baby’s delivery. Because of this, doctors should talk with expectant parents about a donation during an early prenatal visit, the AAP says. Doctors urged to discuss cord blood donations early in pregnancy (HealthDay)—A leading group of U.S. pediatricians is encouraging parents to donate to public cord blood banks.

Because of this, doctors should talk with expectant parents about a donation during an early prenatal visit, the AAP says. “The research is evolving in this area, which is exciting news for patients whose lives may someday depend on a donation of cord blood,” Shearer said. Doctors Urged to Discuss Cord Blood Donations Early in Pregnancy Piedmont HealthCare. MONDAY, Oct. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A leading group of U.S. pediatricians is encouraging parents to donate to public cord blood banks after the birth of their children.

The past decade has seen an increase in the use of umbilical cord blood for stem cell transplants that can save children with. Overview; Preterm Birth Prevention; Multiple Gestations; Placenta Previa Abruption, Vasa Previa; Intrauterine Growth Restriction; Hypertension and Preeclampsia. Researchers say that discussing cord blood donations by parents earlier in pregnancy may help increase the number who do so, offering a potential medical. Parents urged to donate newborn’s cord blood Can be used for bone marrow transplants to help cancer patients about 50,000 cord blood donations are stored in more than 20 public banks around.

Doctors Urged to Discuss Cord Blood Donations Early in Pregnancy A leading group of U.S. pediatricians is encouraging parents to donate to public cord blood banks.

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They would consider using umbilical cord blood in that case as being safer for the donor.

“Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation” by Karl G. Blume, Stephen J. Forman, Frederick R. Appelbaum
from Thomas’ Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
by Karl G. Blume, Stephen J. Forman, Frederick R. Appelbaum
Wiley, 2008

Commercialization of cord blood cells for therapy should include a financial benefit for infants; for example, royalties from each donation should be placed in a national trust fund for research and treatment of children with serious diseases.

“Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation” by Frederick R. Appelbaum, Stephen J. Forman, Robert S. Negrin, Karl G. Blume
from Thomas’ Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
by Frederick R. Appelbaum, Stephen J. Forman, et. al.
Wiley, 2011

While there are some options to donate your baby’s cord blood, for example in the NHS, there are many more private companies who charge around £2,000 or more to collect and bank your baby’s cord blood, which they often describe as ‘a waste product with lifesaving potential’.

“The Positive Birth Book: A new approach to pregnancy, birth and the early weeks” by Milli Hill
from The Positive Birth Book: A new approach to pregnancy, birth and the early weeks
by Milli Hill
Pinter & Martin Ltd, 2017

• During pregnancy, discuss option of obtaining cord blood for private banking.

“The 5-minute Obstetrics and Gynecology Consult” by Paula J. Adams Hillard, Paula Adams Hillard
from The 5-minute Obstetrics and Gynecology Consult
by Paula J. Adams Hillard, Paula Adams Hillard
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008

One important thing to keep in mind: you may not be able to delay cord clamping (or may not be able to delay it for long) if you’re planning to donate or bank your baby’s cord blood.

“The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth” by Genevieve Howland
from The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth
by Genevieve Howland
Gallery Books, 2017

Delayed cord clamping may decrease the amount of blood collected; parents need to be aware of this so they can make informed choices about the care they want.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, David Wilson, Cheryl A. Sams
from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

Private cord blood banks have also emerged, and these store cord blood for families in case the baby needs stem cell therapy during its life.

“Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction” by Christine Mummery, Anja van de Stolpe, Bernard Roelen, Hans Clevers
from Stem Cells: Scientific Facts and Fiction
by Christine Mummery, Anja van de Stolpe, et. al.
Elsevier Science, 2014

Collection and storage of cord blood has prompted ethical considerations, mainly dealing with the issues of autonomy in making decisions about donation of cord blood, and of privacy and confidentiality in the tests required before use of placental cells for transplantation (Burgio et al. 2003).

“Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populations” by Ahmad S. Teebi
from Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populations
by Ahmad S. Teebi
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010

Healthcare providers should inform pregnant women and their partners of the benefits of delayed cord clamping and of its impact on cord blood collection and banking (Armson et al., 2015).

“Leifer's Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada E-Book” by Gloria Leifer, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay
from Leifer’s Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada E-Book
by Gloria Leifer, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Pregnancy does not itself constitute a contraindication to autologous donation; however, the value of autologous donation except in certain high­risk situations such as placenta previa is minimal.

“Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book” by Richard A. McPherson, Matthew R. Pincus
from Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E-Book
by Richard A. McPherson, Matthew R. Pincus
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

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