From Cord Blood Stem Cells To Marriage: Parenting Advice That Works
Collecting cord blood stem cells is the easy part; parenting is where advice really helps. With this in mind, I want share some parenting tips I think are golden:
If you are having nightly arguments and irritation when trying to get your children ready for bed, make it into a fun contest. Either "race them" to see who can get ready for bed first, or set an egg timer each night so that they can see if they can set a new personal record...don't forget the awards ceremony when you tuck them in!--Sharon P., Albany, Georgia
If you catch your children having a pillow fight, don't get mad, join in. You will have taken a potentially bad moment and made it into a wonderful family moment. Families that play together, stay together. --Stork Medical
Get to know your child's friends. Good kids tend to hang out with good kids. It is the simpliest form of parental detective work that will give you a excellent sense of who your child is becoming.
As a strong advocate for the storage of cord blood stem cells, I think it is always worth taking a moment to reflect on the joy of family and the joy of health. Every reasonable preventive measure should be taken to protect our loved ones so that these moments of reflection remain sweet and occur frequently. Storing a newborn's cord blood stem cells is one of the important ways in which this can be achieved. Since stem cell storage can only occur if the cord blood stem cells are collected at birth, it is important to consider this option early in your pregnancy and begin saving too. Affordable cord blood banking is now here to stay. For those on a tight budget, the best cord blood banks have payment plans to make cord blood storage affordable to all. You can look at a cord blood banking cost comparison on several sites and begin making financial plans for this important part of your babies birth. Also, if you are on a tight budget, when you choose a company, make certain they offer a Total Price Guarantee so that you do not get any surprises with hidden fees