Category Archives: Health and Children

Umbilical cord infection and neonatal death


The use of an antiseptic reduces umbilical cord infection and associated neonatal death. The use of a topical antiseptic to clean the umbilical cord in newborns and infants significantly reduces the risk of infection and neonatal mortality. More than 3 million children die each year worldwide, with infections causing approximately one third of all neonatal […]

How to care for the umbilical cord of the newborn


What to do to care for the umbilical cord of a newborn Generally, the umbilical cord falls out after about two weeks after birth. Until the umbilical cord stump dries and falls, it is very important to keep it clean and dry. From the moment the doctor or midwife cuts the umbilical cord after delivery, […]

What happens if the baby has a loop return?


If the baby has a cord circular at birth, can there be a problem? Cord turns rarely cause problems. The umbilical cord is usually wrapped around the neck during pregnancy, because of the movements of the baby. It is very common for many babies to be born with some circular cord, in fact approximately 1 […]

Cord Blood Banking Pros and Cons


Freezing umbilical cord stem cells: Advantages and disadvantages Freezing umbilical cord stem cells have become a popular practice among parents, who are increasingly aware of the benefits of this procedure. Science has shown that conserving the stem cells found in the umbilical cord can make a big difference in the baby’s life in the future. […]

Cheapest Cord Blood Banking


How much does it cost for stem cell banking? The price of a private bank can reach 3,000 euros. In this case, having a health insurance with a company will mean a great reduction in cost, in addition to having your support at all times. For example, in MAPFRE the service costs 1,190 euros if […]