Babies' cord blood stored as a form of insurance

Ms Tricia Lee and her husband Aaron Teo are expecting their first child and have requested to store their baby's cord blood. The couple plan to donate the cord blood if it remains unused.
Ms Tricia Lee and her husband Aaron Teo are expecting their first child and have requested to store their baby's cord blood. The couple plan to donate the cord blood if it remains unused.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

Parents who store their babies' cord blood here say they do so as a form of "insurance".

Ms Ang Shi Hui, 33, and her husband, Mr Choong Yu Chien, 39, have stored their two-year-old son's cord blood with Cordlife.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 06, 2018, with the headline 'Babies' cord blood stored as a form of insurance'. Subscribe