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We believe that every family should have the opportunity to preserve their baby’s newborn stem cells. That’s why CBR offers transparent costs of cord blood banking, and various payment options to fit this important step into almost every family budget.

How Much Does Cord Blood Banking Cost?

Make a selection to see pricing below:

  • Cord Blood Only

    Today, many conditions may be treatable with cord blood as part of a stem cell transplant, including various cancers and blood, immune, and metabolic disorders. Preserving these cells now may provide your family potential treatment options in the future.

  • OR
  • Cord Blood & Cord Tissue

    Cord tissue is rich in another type of stem cell. Although there are no current uses, researchers are excited about the benefits cord tissue stem cells may offer in potential future users, such as regenerative medicine. By storing both, you'll have potential access to more possibilities

Annual Storage Cost

Protect and store your baby's newborn stem cells through cryogenic preservation.

per year*

Additional savings available at checkout when you select prepay options

Your family will have access to:

  • Genetic counselors to discuss how cord blood or cord tissue stem cells may be applicable to your family
  • The Family Health Registry™ that can help you stay informed on advancements that may be applicable to your family
  • The CBR Client Center, where you can manage your account
  • CBR Rewards, where you earn special perks like free storage when you refer

Affordable Payment Options

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Total paid + applicable storage fees
  • 1 Payment
  • 6 Months
  • 12 Months
  • 48 Months

Select a payment option

What's included in the one-time cost:

Your baby's newborn stem cells are transported to our banking facilities by our medical courier partner, and you can receive tracking updates. Each sample is processed and stored with great care at our laboratory in Tucson, Arizona. CBR's Quality Standard means we test every cord blood sample for specific quality metrics.

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Order Summary

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Service Type
Annual Storage
Payment Plan Type
Multi-Service Discount
Multi-Birth Discount
Repeat Client Discount

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No payment due until after delivery.

More Ways to Save

Referral Program

Ready to share the awesome power of newborn stem cells with your family and friends? They'll get special pricing and you'll get credit towards your cord blood storage fee.

Learn More About Our Referral Program

Prepay & Save

We make it easy when you prepay. A single payment for courier, processing, and storage takes care of your account for 18 years or a lifetime.‡‡

Learn How Much You Save with Prepay

Gift Registry

Family and friends can contribute towards this forward-thinking gift for your family. Set up your account to get started.

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Give your grandchild the gift that will always be their perfect match.

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Save when you bundle

We make it easy when you prepay with a single payment for storage for 18 years or a lifetime (courier or processing charges not included).‡‡

Storage Cost

Pay As You Go Save (% off)

Select a payment option

  • Annual
  • 18 years
  • Lifetime

Payment plans are not available for the prepay option. See Terms and Conditions

The fine print

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations prior to CBR’s storage of the samples(s) are subject to an administrative fee of $150. If you terminate your agreement with CBR after storage of the sample(s), you will not receive a refund.

Payment Details

Prices subject to change until they are paid. Fees apply to single-birth, U.S. customers only. Cancellation fees may apply. All major credit cards accepted. Payment plans cover first-year fees only; future annual storage fees are not included. If not paying by credit/debit card, total first year fees are due at the time of enrollment.

Annual Storage Fee

* Annual storage fees will be charged automatically to the credit/debit card on file, on or around your baby’s birthday, unless you’ve chosen a prepay option and are subject to change until they are paid.

‡‡ Savings on Lifetime Storage based on the Social Security Administration’s average life expectancy equal to 78 years of storage.

Payment Plan Disclosures

‡ Payment Plan Disclosures for in-house CBR 6-Month Plan (interest free) - No credit check required. The 6-month plan requires a $10/month administrative fee. The plans may be prepaid in full at any time.

## Payment Plan Disclosures for in-house CBR 12-Month Plan (interest free) - No credit check required. The 12-month plan requires a $15/month administrative fee. The plans may be prepaid in full at any time.

Care Credit Disclosure

|| Payment Plan Disclosures for CareCredit 48-Month Plan - Availability subject to credit approval. $1,675 or as low as $47 per month. If you pay only the minimum amount it will take you 48 months to pay off the balance and $2,234 total. A 14.90% Extended Payment Plan for 48 Months on purchases of $1,000 or more with your CareCredit card. Fixed minimum monthly payments required. Penalty APR may apply if you make a late payment. On promo purchase, fixed monthly payments equal to 4.8439% of initial purchase balance for 24 months; 3.4616% of initial purchase balance for 36 months; 2.7780% of initial purchase balance for 48 months required, and interest charges will be applied to promo balance at a reduced 14.90% APR if (1) promo purchases paid in full in promotion duration as indicated, and (2) all minimum monthly payments on account paid when due. Purchase APR of up to 29.99% applies to expired promotions and optional charges.

Payment Estimator Additional Disclosure

Estimated first minimum monthly payment. Future minimum payments will vary based on amount and timing of payments, interest rate, and other charges added to account. You may always pay more. The more you pay each month, the quicker your balance will be repaid and the lower your total finance charges will be. For more information about CareCredit’s healthcare payment plans, please visit carecredit.com. If minimum monthly payments are 60 days past due, the promotions may be terminated and a Penalty APR may apply. Standard terms including Purchase APR or Penalty APR up to 29.99% apply to expired and terminated promotions, and optional charges. Subject to credit approval by Synchrony Bank. Other terms and conditions may apply. Please see here for more details.