Cord Blood?

When I had my son, almost 9 years ago to the day (sniff)... The big thing was taking the cord blood and we chose not to do it.. Not sure why, pretty sure it was a money issue.. anyway.. I feel like it's something I wish I had done.. Just to safeguard anything... You never know... I don't live in regret for it or anything, but I look forward to the stories starting to emerge how it IS saving lives of children now...

Thoughts?

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    08/29/13
    8Theresa Gould
    We looked into it when our doctor or hospital gave us info but decided against it. I understand how important and valuable storing the blood could be but just couldn't justify the extra expense for a "someday maybe we'll need it". At least that's how I approached it. Though, I can see us justifying the expense if something ran in the family that we were more likely to need the cord blood.
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    About Jessica
    Born: Novato, California
    Current: Sherman Oaks, California
    Birth: May 28
    On Moms.com since: Aug 5, 2013
    We live in Los Angeles, CA. I'm a writer, comedian, actor and single mom of two. Parenting is hard. I try to keep a sense of humor about it all and find the find the funny... in what is most likely NOT funny (i.e. boogers, meltdowns, homework, etc.).