Women delivering their babies at any of Boston’s famous “hub” hospitals – Mass General, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, ChildrenÕs Hospital, Tufts Medical School, Boston University Medical School, and Harvard Medical School – can expect to privately store their baby’s cord blood with either of the following commercial companies. Women wishing to donate the cord blood should discuss it with their OB to determine the best venue.
New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. (NECBB) is a private cord blood processor and storage company in Boston. They say that at their state-of-the-art facility they process, test, verify, cryopreserve, and store blood collected from the umbilical cord in their in-house Laboratory. The laboratory is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Health and has a CLIA Federal Laboratory license. NECBB is in the process of receiving American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) accreditation.
New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc.
153 Needham Street
Newton, MA 02464
fax (617) 244-4483