Soccer Moms. Helicopter Moms. Mama Grizzlies...the list goes on. Moms carry many titles and have many roles, and as the saying goes, "Mom knows best."
That's what makes one of the newest pregnancy books somewhat unique. Titled Mommy MD Guide to Pregnancy and Birth, it includes unique tips that doctors who are also mothers used during their own pregnancies. Here's what Dr. Dianna Kim, an ob-gyn and mother of three, shared about why she decided to bank her children's cord blood:
"My husband and I decided to bank each of our children’s cord blood. We thought we would do that just in case something happened. Researchers are finding more and more applications for stem cells, so I think that in the future cord blood may be even more useful…"
Visit the MommyMD Guide to Pregnancy and Birth website to learn more or to order a copy.
The Mommy MD Guide to Pregnancy and Birth is just one of a growing number of pregnancy guides that addresses cord blood stem cells. Other great books that provide perspective on this topic for expectant parents include The Hot Mom to Be Handbook by Jessica Denay, YOU: Having a Baby by “America’s Doctor” Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Dad’s Pregnant Too by journalist Harlan Cohen.Source