National Minority Donor Awareness Month on August, 2018: Will you donate your baby's cord blood? Has anyone told you it is important? Have you investigate

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Will you donate your baby’s cord blood? Has anyone told you it is important? Have you investigate

Hospitals not only don't provide enough if any information about this, the fact that there can be a financial cost involved (for testing) deters many people who would otherwise consider it.

We did it with our last. (born 8 months ago)

We lost our first; she had leukemia and just before she was to begin pre-transplant radiation and chemo she developed a fungal infection and never made it to transplant. (her birthday, by the way, was May 18.) I wish no child had to go through these illnesses and treatments, but as long as they do I wish there was more public awareness of how people can help.

Congratulations on your success :-)

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