Let Me Count the Ways: 20 Reasons You’ll Be a Great Mom

Being a mother is more than a role. It’s a role of a lifetime. So, as you look ahead to becoming a mother, let’s count down just how wonderful mothers are by hearing what their children have to say… Top 20 Countdown: Quotes about mothers from the hearts of their children #20 – No one […]

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Congress to vote on extending Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act

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In the coming weeks, one of the Congressional bills people will be talking about is H.R. 2820, called the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2015. Sponsored by Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), it was introduced in the House on June 18, 2015. The bi-partisan bills has 22 co-sponsors, 8 Democrats and 14 Republicans. […]

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Is Livestreaming A Newborn’s Birth Going Too Far?

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  The “Always On” Culture – Millennials (between the ages of 18 – 36) check their smart phones an average of 43 times per day (Entrepreneur magazine). No surprise, social media makes up the bulk of their use.  According to The American Press Institute, 57 percent of Millennials use Facebook daily, followed by YouTube (29 […]

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Doing a Double Take: Twins and Umbilical Cord Banking

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This article will provide you with the ins and outs of cord blood and tissue banking when you’re expecting twins and let you know about the special issues involved in making the decision where to bank your babies’ umbilical cords. Cord blood banking is a process of collecting potentially life-saving stem cells from the umbilical […]

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Husband Shocks Wife With Pregnancy Announcement

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  Typically, the woman in a relationship finds out that she is pregnant before the spouse does. In this heartfelt video, the husband switches the script and surprises his wife by announcing to her that she is pregnant. How does a husband know that his wife is pregnant before she does, you may be wondering. […]

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New Study Indicates Stem Cells May Be Key to Treating Vision Problems

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Can injecting stem cells into a person’s eye help to treat vision problems? New research has found that stem cell injections may help slow or even reverse eyesight deterioration and assist in repairing problems with the retina. Regenerative medicine investigators at Johns Hopkins Medicine have developed what they call iPScs (human induced-pluripotent stem cells) which […]

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Parenting: Should I let my 4 year old take a shower?

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  A household chore guide for toddlers and preschoolers: When it comes to chores around the house and teaching a child how to take care of himself, what are the norms? What are reasonable expectations based on your child’s age and level of development? As parents, we want to achieve a balance; we want to challenge our […]

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Parenting: Should I let my 2-year-old put away his clothes?

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A household chore guide for toddlers and preschoolers: Most parents want their children to help out around the house, but many are clueless as to where to start. They want their children to master important self-care skills, but they also do not want to set the expectation too high. Can you reasonably expect a two-year-old […]

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Parenting: Should I let my 1 year old feed himself snacks?

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A household chore guide for toddlers and preschoolers: Most parents want their children to help out around the house, but many are clueless as to where to start. They want their children to master important self care skills, but they also do not want to set the expectation too high. Can you reasonably expect a […]

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Five Myths about Cord Blood Banking and Cord Tissue Banking

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Let’s separate the fact from the fiction about banking cord blood and cord tissues for your family – Myth 1. Collecting cord blood is dangerous for the baby at birth. There is absolutely no truth to this. Collecting the cord blood begins right after clamping and cutting the umbilical cord. What’s key is to collect […]

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