Make cord blood part of your family’s plan

Thinking about saving your baby's cord blood? You’re not alone and chances are you have lots of questions: Does it make sense for your family? Which bank should you choose? Is it worth it? 

The fact is, cord blood stem cells are doing amazing things today — healing serious diseases and changing lives for the better. And thanks to a vital research community, the treatment potential for cord blood continues to grow.

Benefits of Cord Blood

Cord blood is used today in the treatment of nearly 80 life-threatening diseases, including genetic disorders and cancers. The proven effectiveness of these amazing cells has made cord blood the fastest growing source of stem cells used in pediatric transplants.2,3

Cord Blood Banking 101 - Understanding The Basics

Learning about cord blood banking shouldn't have to be confusing - or boring. Watch Rosie Pope talk to one of our stem cell experts (who also happens to be a former RN and Labor & Delivery nurse) as she helps break it all down, and asks the questions every parent has: 'What are cord blood stem cells?', 'Does anyone really use them?', 'Is it worth it?' - and more!

The Healing Power of Stem Cells

For medical treatments of non-genetic diseases that require a stem cell match, there is no better source than your child’s own cord blood stem cells. And if a donor is needed, a family member is always the first place a doctor will look for a match.

Cord Blood Banking

Cord blood banking is the process of collecting and storing the remaining blood found within your newborn baby’s umbilical cord. 35,000 treatments have been conducted worldwide using cord blood stem cells.4

Cord Tissue Banking

Cord tissue banking is the process of collecting and storing the tissue of the umbilical cord. This tissue contains a special kind of stem cell that research indicates has the potential to treat conditions affecting cartilage, muscle, and nerve cells.19

Common Questions

No payment due until you deliver.

Limited Time Only*: Savings may be applied to ViaCord's Cord Blood first year, one - time service fee. No payment due until time of delivery. Cannot be combined with any other special offers or payment plans greater than 12 months. If enrolling online, enter promo code WB1016300 in the promo box located at the bottom of the enrollment page. The $300 savings will be reflected in the Subtotal. Offer expires 10/31/2016 11:59 PM EST. Applies only to new enrollments. If service is discontinued prior to delivery, a $150 fee will be charged. Prices subject to change. Click for a complete list of pricing details.

*Important Notes About ViaCord Pricing*

  • There is no payment due until the time of delivery. 
  • Annual storage fees are guaranteed not to change for 25 years. 
  • If service is discontinued prior to delivery a $150 fee will be charged. 
  • Existing clients are eligible for discount pricing
  • All payment plans include shipping, courier fees, collection kit, and processing; 
    annual or prepaid storage fees also apply.
  • See our Pricing Calculator for additional processing options and rates for 6 & 12 month payment plans.
  • 18 & 48 month payment plans are also available, call for details.
  • Some obstetricians may charge a fee for collecting. You should discuss this with your caregiver. 
  • Discounts cannot be combined with any other special offers or
    payment plans greater than 12 months, and apply to new enrollments only. 
  • We can only process collections for deliveries that take place within the United States and Puerto Rico. 
    Additional shipping fees to Puerto Rico apply. Call for details.
  • Pricing is subject to change.