BY Jennifer Texada

About a month before my baby was due, my obstetrician asked me, "So, have you thought about what you want to do with the cord blood?" 

Without hesitation, I said I wanted to donate it to the Cord Blood Bank at MD Anderson. She scribbled a note on my chart and we went on with the appointment.

Because I work at MD Anderson, I'm aware of the cord blood donation program. But if you've never heard about it,...