Not everyone is blind to the life-saving possibilities that exist in cord blood collection, although it has taken some persuasion from activists for the government and medical professionals to invest in the process. In the last legislative session, Free Market lobbied the Texas Legislature to pass a bill that now requires physicians to distribute a Questions and Answers about Cord Blood Banking and Donation to any woman in her third trimester of pregnancy. SEE the brochure.
There are only a few places in the state that currently perform cord blood collection due to its infancy as a free procedure beginning in 2005. Free Market supporters who have advocated for this training and the spread of cord blood collection visited the Texas Cord Blood Bank to see the fruit of their labor.