DONATING FAMILIES

Families share the inspiring stories and insights about their cord blood donation journey.
BROOKE ANDERSON

When Brooke Anderson and her husband, Ryan, were preparing to deliver at Hillcrest Hospital, it was their intention to donate their babies’ cord blood.

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REBEKAH DRECHSEL

During prenatal preparations, Rebekah Drechsel asked about cord blood banking.

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TONYA BEACH-FULLER

Like many expectant parents given the opportunity to donate their baby’s umbilical cord blood to a public cord blood bank, Tonya Beach-Fuller and her husband, Bill, responded with a resounding “yes.”

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NATALIE WALLACE

When their son Nate was born in October 2017, parents Natalie Wallace and Luther Cuffy of San Francisco didn’t hesitate to donate their baby’s umbilical cord blood to a public cord blood bank at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center.

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LYNDSEY BENGAL

When their daughter, Nora, was born at Hillcrest Hospital in 2015, Lyndsey Bengal and her husband, John, had already planned to donate their baby’s umbilical cord blood to the Cleveland Cord Blood Center, a public cord blood bank.

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