This is why stem cell banking benefits have come into the limelight and umbilical cord banking is highly advocated.Here’s a look at some of the major benefits of stem cell preservation: Stem cell preservation is proving advantageous, as more and more parents elect to harvest their children’s umbilical cord blood and cord tissue.Knox, who was Meredith's flatmate, added: 'My cell mate has been convicted of murder and she is serving 25 years but I think she is innocent.'There are prostitutes in here, the Nigerians but they are actually quite nice.'Knox also revealed to her parents that she had become a vegetarian in jail and added: 'You don't know how lovely, Italian cheese is.'However she also complained of how her fingernails were broken and her hands worn because: 'Rosa makes me clean the cell the whole time.'She is a fanatic she spends the whole day cleaning and scrubbing and she makes me do it as well - my hands are worn and my fingernails broken.'In the conversations she also reveals how she is learning Italian, German and Russian and that she is missing her old American boyfriend named only as "DJ".The two have exchanged letters and in one conversation with her parents Knox revealed that he had written to her and asked: 'What book are you reading so I can read it and be close to you.'She also told her mother that DJ, like her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, 24, who is also suspected of murder, carried a knife which was 'strange'.While last month in another extract from her diary she also revealed how at school in her hometown of Seattle, all her friends 'thought I was a lesbian'.I'm pretty: Amanda Knox who has styled herself as Foxy Knoxy, is being held in Capanne Prison on the outskirts of Perugia Knox, who styled herself Foxy Knoxy, is being held along with fellow suspect Rudy Guede, 21, at Capanne Prison on the outskirts of Perugia where the murder took place last November.
While several types of such cells can be extracted from the human body, the baby cells present in the umbilical cord of a new born, called Hematopoietic cells, have the best ability to develop into new Red Blood Corpuscles (RBCs).
Also a suspect in the murder of Meredith Kercher, Sollecito has written dozens of letter from his prison cell protesting his innocence.
But few of the letters mention Meredith - found semi naked with her throat slashed in the bedroom of her student digs last November.
This cord will be stored in a sterile container provided in your Cord Lining Collection Kit.
According to the Indian Institute of Medicines, more than 12,000 children in the country have been administered their own cord blood and have survived without any major complications, as of end-2013.