- What are the potential benefits of storing amniotic fluid?
- How is amniotic fluid collected and stored?
- Will collecting amniotic fluid for banking affect my amniocentesis procedure or the test results?
- Is there any danger to my baby or me or drawback to collecting leftover amniotic fluid from my prenatal test?
- How long can amniotic fluid be stored? If my child needs to use the stem cells after he or she is an adult, will they still be viable?
- If my child were to contract a disease or otherwise need to use the banked amniotic fluid, would it be a perfect match for him or her?
- Could my child’s stored amniotic fluid be a match for other relatives?
- Who do I need to contact about storing my baby's amniotic fluid?
- Do you charge a fee for collecting the fluid intended for storing?
- Can I donate amniotic fluid for public use?
- If I bank my amniotic fluid, should I still bank my baby’s cord blood?
- Which type of fluid has more potential applications: amniotic fluid or cord blood?
- How is cord blood collected and stored?
- Based on my genetic counseling, what, if any, conditions or diseases might my child be at risk for?
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