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Americord Recruits Cord Blood Ambassadors to #BankOnBaby

Thursday, June 23, 2016 Child Health News J E 4
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NEW YORK, June 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord, the fastest growing cord blood bank in the country, and a leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue banking, is kicking off a social media campaign for National Cord Blood Awareness Month.

Running throughout the month of July, the campaign's goal is to spark a conversation about the potentially lifesaving benefits of banking newborn umbilical cord blood and tissue. The company will share important information about stem cells, birth planning, and cord blood banking on its blog, Facebook, and Twitter pages. With over 80 different diseases currently being treated with cord blood stem cells and 354 clinical trials in process for treatments of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, the need for cord blood awareness and action is rapidly growing.

Americord is recruiting Cord Blood Ambassadors to spread the word using the hashtag #BankonBaby. "Anyone can be a cord blood ambassador," says Marketing Coordinator Alysha Bullock. "The campaign invites people to take the first step by sharing posts from Americord's social pages." Ambassadors will earn points for each time they share a post across the various social media channels, and the individual earning the most points will win a $500 Amazon gift card. For more information on how to become a cord blood ambassador, click here.

Press contact: Hannah Touby | hannah@americordblood.com | 866-­503-­6005 ext. 987

 

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/americord-recruits-cord-blood-ambassadors-to-bankonbaby-300288818.html

SOURCE Americord

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