Jamie and Nikki Perkins Officially Three Days Past Pregnancy Due Date!
Nikki Perkins of Jamie and Nikki YouTube channel is officially three days past her due date. In todays vlog, Jamie and Nikki weather through contractions as they anticipate the impending birth of Ava Sarah Perkins!
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The super loving couple, Jamie and Nikki sit on the couch and push through contractions. Jamie mentions he is nervous for Nikki and do not want to see her in pain during labor. Nikki says she’s so scared to go into labor unexpectedly—she wants to have a small amount of control.
Stem Cell Research: Jamie and Nikki Choose Stem Life To Freeze Cord Blood of Newborn Ava Perkins
Jamie and Nikki made the decision together to save and Freeze baby Ava’s cord blood. In this vlog, the couple received their Stem Life package in the mail—it is a receiving package. They have a collector who will come when Ava is born—when the doctor clips the umbilical cord—the collector will collect the blood—for stem cells. Stem cells are the basic building blocks of life and have the ability to become any cell in the body.
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Jamie was annoyed that none of the doctor they saw during their whole pregnancy did not tell them this was even an option. A friend told Nikki about the benefits of stem cell research and especially when they get it from the cord blood when the baby is born. Organs can be re-grown from stem cells and saving the chord blood could potentially save a baby’s life one day. They consider it as “life insurance” for Ava. Nikki says they feel good they have something to help Ava if she were to get sick in the future.
From the Stem Life:
Stem cells are the basic building blocks of life. They are the ‘Universal’ cell. They have the unique ability to become any cell in the body. Stem cells can keep on renewing themselves. These basic building blocks of life are fast becoming the ultimate repair-kit of the future. Imagine being able to replace cancerous or degenerated cells with brand new perfect cells. A baby’s cord blood is a 100% match for the baby.
Stem cells are a class of undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiate into specialised cell types. The are considered the “building blocks” of life.
Cord blood is a rich source of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), which have already been used in thousands of transplants to treat over 80 life-threatening diseases, including cancers, blood disorders and immune system deficiencies.
Cord tissue is a source of many cell types, including mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Researchers have discovered the MSCs will play a major role in future clinical therapies using Regenerative Medicine. This research holds the promise of regenerating damaged tissues and organs by stimulating the body to heal itself.
Previously regarded as medical waste, umbilical cord blood and tissue stem cells can now be collected, frozen and stored for medical use in the future.
Stemlife enables you to store cord blood or cord blood + tissue. Storing both gives you a greater number and variety of cells.
The cord blood is collected from the umbilical cord after the birth and after the cord has been cut. The cord tissue is collected at the same time. There is no risk to mother or baby.