umbilical cord

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

Cord Blood Awareness Month takes place in July. The annual initiative explores the importance of preserving cord blood which is vital for healing people with leukemia, lymphoma, and other life-threatening diseases. If you’re pregnant and weren’t aware that the Newborn Umbilical Cord Initiative Act was passed in March 2007, you’re not alone. Many people don’t even know that cord blood banks exist.
All Cord Blood is Good Cord Blood
Cord blood that doesn’t meet the […]

July 6th, 2018|OBGYN News|

Cutting the Cord

The umbilical cord serves as the lifeline between the baby and the mother throughout pregnancy. High Desert women are often amazed to find out that the cord transfers nutrients, vitamins, and blood to the developing baby during the nine months of pregnancy. Toward the end of the pregnancy, the cord begins to provide the baby with antibodies that will help the newborn child develop its immune system. Apple Valley women who go to the Reza […]

November 21st, 2014|OBGYN News|