Finally, affordable cord blood banking is here.

Save your baby’s stem cells
starting at $49/mo.

Save your baby’s stem cells starting at $49/mo.

Why we banked
cord blood
with Anja
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Why I founded Anja
When my brother Andrew needed stem cell treatments, my family couldn't find a match because we're mixed race.
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Every 3 minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with a disease that could be treated with cord blood stem cells.

Cord blood stem cells have helped more than 40,000 patients worldwide with certain cancers, blood diseases, and immune disorders.

Childhood Cancers


Liver Disease

Sickle-Cell Disease

Inherited Immune System Disorders

Myeloproliferative Disorders

Multiple Myeloma

Gunther’s Disease


Heart Failure

Crohn's Disease

Colon Cancer

Type 1 Diabetes

Hair Loss Disorders

Inherited Metabolic Disorders

Acne Scars


Save your baby's best cells at birth.

1. Order collection kit. Shipping is on us.

2. Bring kit to birth. Medical team collects sample.

3. Call for pickup, or place a pickup directly on your parent portal from anywhere in the U.S.


Get access when you need them.

• Cells kept safe at AABB-accredited lab.

• Includes 20 years of storage. Renewal available.

• Ready to access for applicable treatments.

• Potentially useful for family members.

Flexible Plans

Pay monthly for 8 years and get a total of 20 years of storage.

Pay upfront and save 10% on 20 years of storage.

Choose Bloom to collect the greatest volume & variety of stem cells at birth.

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Why I founded Anja

“Anja (pronounced AN•jah) is named after my brother Andrew. Cord blood was his last chance at treatment for cerebral palsy, but we couldn’t find a match because we’re mixed race.”
Kathryn Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

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How does this all work?

After you purchase your collection kit, you’ll receive it in the mail within 5 business days. When you give birth, take your collection kit with you. Immediately after birth, your baby's umbilical cord is clamped and cut. A doctor or midwife draws cord blood from the clamped cord into a collection bag. Once you call the number on our collection kit or fill out the pickup form to alert our shipping team that you've given birth, a medical courier picks up the collection kit and speedily delivers it to a lab. Necessary testing and processing is carried out, and cord blood stem cells are stored in a liquid nitrogen storage tank within a lab facility.

How can I use the stem cells?

The umbilical cord is rich with powerful stem cells - hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) to be precise. Umbilical cord blood stem cells are FDA-approved to treat cancers, blood disorders, immune disorders, and metabolic disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, leukemia, and sickle cell anemia. After birth, you have access to a portal where you can view your stem cell certificate and contact us in the case you ever want to retrieve your stem cells. You would need to have a physician ready to receive the stem cells for treatment (generally for a FDA-approved or clinical trial use case). We can get the stem cells to your designated physician shortly after you contact us.

Can I freeze it at home?

No, maintaining stem cell viability requires careful cryopreservation in extreme temperatures. (-190° Celsius for safe-keeping!) These stem cells have no known expiration date so we’ll keep them safe as long as you need.

What should I bank?

Banking your cord blood, cord tissue, and your placenta gives you the greatest quantity and variety of stem cells for future treatment possibilities.

Stem cells are the body's master cells, creating all tissues and organs. They can repair, restore, and regenerate cells and offer treatment possibilities for numerous medical conditions. These unique cells can develop into various cell types, from muscle to brain, and are the only type of cell in the body that has the natural ability to generate new cell types.

At your birth, we can collect and store Multipotent stem cells from the cord blood, cord tissue, and the placenta. Multipotent stem cells can develop into any cell type within a family of tissues.

Umbilical cord blood stem cells, Hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSCs), are FDA-approved to treat cancers, blood disorders, immune disorders, and metabolic disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, leukemia, and sickle cell anemia.

The placenta is rich with Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) and Amniotic Epithelial Cells (AECs). These stem cells have valuable growth elements, which are potentially effective when it comes to anti-aging, limiting neural degeneration, and more.

Umbilical cord tissue, filled with Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs), are the subject of clinical research looking at treatments for lung disease, Alzheimer's, Autism, heart disease, hair loss, and more. In the case of personal injury or physical ailments, these can potentially be extremely helpful.

To learn more in depth, check out our posts:

Cord Blood Banking: Is It Worth It?

What is the placenta, and how does it work?

Cord Blood vs. Cord Tissue: What’s the Difference?

Curious how Mesenchymal Stem Cells can be used?

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