Overview & maintenance charges of various cord blood banks

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Several doctors prescribe today to store the cord blood of their child. There might be few controversy regarding using the blood as the ethical groups say that the blood contains human embryo and it involves destruction of the embryos. Moreover the blood collected will not suffice an adult. Despite all odds, if you want to protect your child it is always advisable to store the umbilical cord blood.

There are different health centers quoting different prices to store the blood. The umbilical cord blood can be stored in two kinds of bank. Rather these banks are of two types: Private blood bank and Public blood bank. There are parent who donates the cord blood for other. Then the blood is stored in a public bank and parent have no clue where is used. This blood definitely saves life. On the other hand, parent may store the umbilical blood for their own child who needs to be preserved and taken care of. There is an annual maintenance cost too. In this article we will at a glance and compare the pricing.

M.A.Z.E. Cord Blood Banking: Collection, processing and one- year storage charge is $ 2010. Total cost for 20 years $ 2010. There is no charge for Annual storage fee for the next 20 years which is charged yearly.

Via cord Blood Bank charges $ 2045 for Collection, processing and one- year storage. An annual storage fee for 20 years is $ 1975 and the total cost for 20 years is $ 4020.

Cord Blood registry charges $ 2000 for Collection, processing and one- year storage. An annual storage fee for 20 years is $ 1975 and the total cost for 20 years is $ 3975.

Cryo Cell blood bank charges $ 1720 for Collection, processing and one- year storage. An annual storage fee for 20 years is $ 2375 and the total cost for 20 years is $ 4095.

Neo Cell Blood Bank charges $ 1295 for Collection, processing and one- year storage. An annual storage fee for 20 years is $ 1700 and the total cost for 20 years is $ 2995.

Family Cord blood services charges $ 1650 for Collection, processing and one- year storage. An annual storage fee for 20 years is $ 1680 and the total cost for 20 years is $ 3330.

New England Blood Bank charges $ 1850 for Collection, processing and one- year storage. An annual storage fee for 20 years is $ 1920 and the total cost for 20 years is $ 3770.

Cor cell Blood Bank charges $ 2075 for Collection, processing and one- year storage. An annual storage fee for 20 years is $ 2375 and the total cost for 20 years is $ 4450.

All the processing is done by AABB accredited Laboratory. The blood banks are licensed in NY and NJ which is the toughest regulation to meet. These blood banks are FDA registered. Collection and storage of the blood is done in medicated bags or syringe.  The blood banks have provided physical phone assistance at the time of delivery.