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Welcome to Gynecology & Fertility, P.C., the only Ob/Gyn practice in Lincoln that’s primarily owned and managed by women. With more than 40 years of combined experience, we deliver the compassionate, one-to-one care every woman deserves. We emphasize overall wellness and are committed to providing you with the highest quality healthcare available. We are women… caring for women.

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Monday-Thursday
8:30am – 4:30pm

Friday
8:30am – 11:45am

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402.483.2886

Bryan Health Medical Plaza 
1500 S 48th, Ste 508
Lincoln, NE 68506

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Cord Blood Awareness

What is cord blood? Cord blood refers to the blood in the umbilical cord and placenta following delivery.  Cord blood collection is easy and painless.  Cord blood contains stem cells (not embryonic stem cells) that are used to treat some illnesses including cancer.  Currently the odds of needing a stem cell transplant ranges from .01% to .5%. What are cord blood banking options? There are public and private cord blood banks available. Private banks store cord blood for directed donation (for your baby or family member).  The cost of storage is paid by parents/family.  Public cord blood banks collect donations for later use by anyone who needs it.  There are no fees to donate cord blood.  Nebraska does not have a public cord blood bank available; however, the National Marrow Donor Program is piloting a mail-in donation option.  This requires contacting a participating blood bank and registering to be a donor prior to 34 weeks gestation.  Donating to a public bank does require a screening process.  MD Anderson Center in Houston (mdanderson.org/cordblood/) is one of the public banks with a mail-in option. For more information on cord blood banking options www.Marrow.org www.Mdanderson.org/cordblood/ www.parentsguidecordblood.org www.acog.org (search for cord blood banking) Republished by Blog Post... read more

Dr. Mahoney and staff made my entire pregnancy and delivery a wonderful, memorable and miraculous experience. They made me feel welcome, comfortable, and worth their time.

Kim

Age 28