What is Cord Blood?

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What is Cord Blood?

Placenta is the organ responsible for the transportation of nutrients and oxygen between mother and the baby. The baby intreact with placenta through umbilical cord. Right after the birth, placenta is removed, but cord blood remains inside the cord itself after the baby is born. Cord blood and the blood inside baby’s circulating system are different from each other. Cord blood contains hematopoietic stem cells.