Stem cell...

Just wanted to know if anyone out there has a child that they have given stem cells for CP and what the effects were and if you recommend doing it or not. I would love to hear...


Stem Cell Research

For or against it? Why? I think it's beneficial. Canada and Britain are already doing it.(So is California for the Americans in here) I'm sure other countries are as well I...


Stem Cell Research

So, I'm curious, what are you thoughts on this topic? I believe it's ok (& necessary!) to use embryonic stem cells to make scientific advances and save or better the lives of...


Saving cord blood... is it a total scam?

Cord banks are advertised everywhere you look but I've been reading about it and it sounds like a scam. The risks of early cord clamping far outweigh the benefits, according to...

Started by Anna on 06/22/2010 in Moms Under 30

Last update on 07/26/2011 by Carrie


Yay or Nay - Banking Cord Blood

Who's for or against banking cord blood here? I'd also like to hear your reasoning behind your 'yay or nay' please!

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Started by Paige on 09/22/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/23/2010 by Paige


Cord Blood: What can be treated with it?

Leukemias * Acute Leukemia o Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) o Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) o Acute Biphenotypic Leukemia o Acute Undifferentiated...

Started by Katherine on 12/15/2010 in Informed Moms

Last update on 08/29/2011 by Renae


artificial sperm !

what are your thoughts on artificial sperm being produced from embryonic stem cells for infirtile men ?

Started by Charlie on 07/08/2009 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/12/2009 by Charlie


Should the beliefs/rights of parents trump a child

Should the beliefs/rights of parents trump a child's right to live? A child needs a blood transfusion, but his parent's refuse because it is against their religion. Without...

Started by Charlene on 10/05/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 10/08/2010 by Stifler's


new to this site

Hi everyone. My name is Lindsay and I am writing from Cincinnati, Ohio. My daughter Rachel Lyn was diagnosed July 31,2008 with Acute Mylogenous Leukemia. After seven months of...


Your Story

Could everyone just leave a short message here, introducing themselves? Just info on when your child was diagnosed (at what age), how they're doing now etc. It'd be nice to...


One child to save another...

So say God forbid, you had a sick child, some rare form of cancer or something along those lines, would you have another child to save that child? Would allow that child to go...

Started by Tah on 11/09/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 11/11/2010 by Sharon