Many adoptive parents are now exploring the option of banking their adopted child’s cord blood. This informative video answers commonly asked questions about cord blood collection and banking. For adoptive parents interested in banking their baby’s cord blood, please refer to this article. Cord blood banking is a simple procedure, but adoptive parents need to prepare early to secure the birth mother’s signature agreeing to the harmless procedure directly after birth. Once signatures are gathered, the kit is sent to the birth mother and cord blood extraction will follow.