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Shai's Story

Shai's StoryShai was a feisty little girl whose mother used her scientific background to search for the best approach to cure her cancer. Shai narrowly escaped death many times, including a recovery that even her doctors considered a miracle, yet she died at dawn on the day that she would have begun kindergarten. Her mother went on to found this website and charity in her memory. Read more...


Blood Circulation: Fetus versus Newborn
Jun 2021   The ideal management of the umbilical cord at the time of birth is still a topic of reseach and controversy. Umbilical cord “milking” describes the... more
Delayed Cord Clamping: Evidence-Based Facts (icon)
Jun 2021   (1) In late pregnancy, over 450 ml (15 ounces) of blood passes through the placenta per minute. (2) At birth, a typical umbilical cord holds 60-80 ml... more
Mojtaba’s Recovery from Thalassemia Major
Jun 2021   Thalassemia is a genetic blood disorder where the body does not properly make hemoglobin, causing chronic anemia. At present the only cure for severe... more