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Family Cord Blood Banking

 

Family cord blood banking means parents pay a private bank to store their baby’s cord blood so that they will have access to the stem cells in case of need. Many family cord blood banks store additional types of newborn stem cells, such as cord tissue. A family bank has a cord blood banking laboratory to provide this service. Some family banks market their services to parents in multiple countries. In the list below of family banks serving your country, the second column shows where the bank laboratory is located. The next column lists any accreditation standards that the laboratory holds. The column listing therapies tells how many units of cord blood were released from the laboratory to treat patients. Therapy numbers with NO* were for family clients, whereas therapy numbers WITH * are transplants from a public bank that shares the same laboratory as the family bank. The next two columns are prices for the first year and the long term storage fee.

 
Name Laboratory Accreditation Therapies Initial cost Long Term Fee
ViaCord ViaCord, Hebron, KY. AABB 360

$1750

$175/yr

Cord Blood Registry CBR, Tucson, AZ AABB 400+

$1650

$150/yr

Cryo-Cell Cryo-Cell, Oldsmar, FL. AABB, FACT 77

$1600

$150/yr

New England Cord Blood Bank New England Cryogenic Center, Marlborough, MA AABB 15

$1349

$140/yr

LifebankUSA LifebankUSA, Cedar Knolls, NJ. AABB 38* + 8

$1550

$150/yr

StemCyte StemCyte, Baldwin Park, CA. AABB, FACT 1900*

$1395

$150/yr

Evercord BloodworksNW, Seattle, WA AABB 1000*

$1649

$149/yr

MiracleCord Located in Los Angeles, CA AABB 100*

$1995

20 years included

FamilyCord FamilyCord, Los Angeles, CA. AABB 101* + 17

$1700

$150/yr

Americord Cryopoint (BHC LLC), Brownsburg, IN AABB 3

$3,499 CB2.0

20 years included

Maze Cord Blood Laboratories Community Blood Services, Montvale, NJ AABB 300* + 1

$2490

20 years included

AlphaCord Cryopoint (BHC LLC), Brownsburg, IN AABB 1

$995

$125/yr

CariCord ClinImmune Labs / CariCord, Aurora, CO 700*

$1695

$150/yr

Celebration Stem Cell Centre Celebration Stem Cell Centre, Gilbert AZ. AABB

$1975

$125/yr

Cord For Life Cord for Life, Altamonte Springs, FL. AABB 115* + 5
Core23 BioBank Core23 BioBank, Springfield, MO.

$2300

$175/yr

CryoCyte Cryopoint (BHC LLC), Brownsburg, IN AABB 4

$849

$115/yr

Family Link Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY. AABB ?

$1650

$125/yr

GeneCell GeneCell, Doral, FL 0

$1295

$150/yr

PacifiCord PacifiCord, Irvine, CA. AABB

$2300

$150/yr

Safetycord Community Blood Services, Montvale, NJ 300*

$1700

$135/yr

Stem Cell Cryobank Stem Cell Cryobank, Boynton Beach, FL. AABB

$1980

$130/yr