“Cord blood banking seemed like the first step— before he’s even born, how can I protect him?”
Every 3 minutes, someone in the U.S. 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.
Anja offers seamless and comprehensive banking for cord blood, cord tissue, and the placenta, so you can take advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime chance to safeguard your child’s health.
Receive your kit in the mail within 5 business days.
Chat with the Anja team before your delivery to review the process and ask questions.
Take your collection kit with you when you give birth.
A doctor or midwife will collect the cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta with the kit's collection tools.
Anja will pick up your collection kit, deliver it to our lab, and store it in a vapor nitrogen storage tank.
Contact us through our portal when you want to retrieve your stem cells. Anja will send the stem cells to your designated physician.
"I banked blood for each of my 3 kids, and it's so nice to know that I have it."
"I felt like [cord blood banking] was one thing I could do as an insurance policy so that God forbid my child were to have a devastating diagnosis like leukemia or lymphoma and needed a transplant that they could get a transplant from themselves."
Manual Processing Method
Anja uses manual processing instead of automatic processing to maximize stem cell count.
The Anja team is here for you at every step of the process.
Join the Anja community of like-minded parents protecting their children's futures.
Affordable & Accessible
Anja is 30% more affordable than the industry average for stem cell banking.
20+ years Protection
Your plan includes 20+ years of storage. Your stem cells will never expire, and Anja gives you the best starting point for storage.
$100,000 Quality Guarantee
Anja gives you peace of mind in case your child's cord blood unit doesn't engraft during a stem cell transplant.
Placenta & Cord Tissue
Anja is one of the only banks that provides placenta and cord tissue banking for more treatment possibilities.
"Really professional to work with! Anja made this entire process incredibly easy and streamlined. I love the idea that we've protected our baby's stem cells for future use. Forever grateful to Anja for making this amazing service available!"
– Victoria Wilson via Trustpilot
The whole experience was great! Very easy to navigate through, all the instructions were easy to follow. The communication via text and email made me feel like I made the best decision, especially if I have any questions. They respond back in a timely manner.
–Lauren via Trustpilot
I couldn’t be more happier than to have made the decision to freeze my baby cord & placenta. The team here have been amazing & they have affordable prices with everyone else charging so much they’re the best in pricing!
–Mariela via Trustpilot
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.
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.
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.
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.
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