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1 AssureImmune AssureImmune Cord Blood: For Something That Precious, Bank with the Best Important Facts for When You re Expecting

2 Banking your baby s umbilical cord blood could be a potentially lifesaving decision. There s a brief moment of opportunity during every birth where it s possible to collect umbilical cord blood: A blood rich in stem cells, which can help treat severe diseases for your baby and your entire family right now or in the future.

3 AssureImmune: We Bring Science to Life State-of-the-art Collection and Preservation Our objective is to ensure the maximum amount of quality stem cells is safely collected: Your home bank in Florida - Right on your doorstep, AssureImmune, located in Boca Raton, is the right blood bank for you! Being close to the place of birth can significantly shorten cord blood processing and freezing time, increasing the potential amount of quality stem cells for preservation. More quality cells - Our pioneering ThermoGenesis processing and freezing system harvests the maximum number of quality stem cells in every unit of cord blood. 94% recovery rate of viable cells on thawing - securing the most successful future transplants, compared to 56% when stored conventionally. Automated sealed system - With no physical contact or risk of contamination. Strict standards compliance - Full FDA approval and operating according to AABB blood banks and transfusion standards. Meticulous testing - Intensive umbilical cord and maternal blood analysis to ensure the highest quality of stem cells. Better protection - We go the extra mile, taking every possible precaution to protect your baby s precious stem cells. Extra physical protection - We preserve each cord blood unit in a uniquely designed container, adding two protective layers to prevent any chance of contamination or damage. Hurricane protection - Our umbilical cord blood bank is housed in a building especially designed to withstand category 5 hurricanes. White Glove Service Round-the-clock personalized customer care - Our professional team will be happy to accompany and advise you throughout the process, answering any question you may have. A single phone call and we do the rest One call from you and our special courier will collect the unit as close as possible to the actual time of birth. Full transparency - Once the freezing process is performed, you will receive detailed confirmation of the unit.

4 Cord Blood: Nature's Gift for Tomorrow's Medicine Cord blood is used to treat more than 70 diseases, from various types of cancer of the blood to immune system disorders. Every year since the first cord blood transplant in 1988, more diseases, previously thought to be untreatable, are now considered suitable for stem cell transplants. Leading clinical trials worldwide are utilizing autologous cord blood transplants for a number of conditions, including: Cerebral palsy advanced stage research shows hundreds of transplants have already improved patients conditions. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children Type 1 diabetes Cardiac disease Autism We expect to see many more applications of self-collected cord blood, including tissue regeneration in the liver, kidneys, lungs and other organs. What You Should Know About Cord Blood? The moment of birth is a onetime opportunity to collect your child s cord blood. Blood that is not collected is discarded as medical waste. Millions of couples around the world have already preserved their babies cord blood in family blood banks. Cord blood collection is a simple procedure performed at the end of the childbirth process, including cases of caesarean sections or multiple births. It takes only a few minutes and is perfectly safe and painless for mother and baby. The stem cells that are harvested may be used for the newborn baby and also have a high probability of being suitable for first degree family relatives. The cord blood unit preserved in your family blood bank is immediately available for use by the donor baby and first degree family members. Saving time can save lives when cord blood is used as an alternative to searching for a bone marrow match for transplant. Cord blood stem cells are non-controversial.

5 AssureImmune Our Unique Solution: Biological & Critical Illness Insurance Choosing to keep the baby s cord blood will give your whole family a valuable biological insurance. Once this decision has been made, it s the time to think about the next step. Unfortunately, the only reason you ll have to thaw the preserved unit is that someone in your family has a serious illness. AssureImmune If it happens, they will probably live. That s the good news! But, few of us are prepared for the financial burden of recovery. The AssureImmune and Assurity Life Insurance Company collaboration offers true added value for your healthy future. An innovative and complementary part of AssureImmune service, Critical Illness Insurance requires no additional payment by you during the first three years of coverage. Should your family face serious illness, this financial cushion will help ease the stress allowing you to concentrate on recovery. AssurityBalance Critical Illness Insurance pays YOU a lump sum benefit with the first-ever diagnosis of cancer, heart attack, stroke and other covered conditions. The money can help reduce financial stress so that you can focus on recovery. For further information, visit Critical Illness Insurance policy form I H0810 is underwritten by Assurity Life and exclusions, please visit our website ( for more information. For complete costs and details of the policy, please review the policy contract or contact your insurance professional or Assurity Life Insurance Company. Policy and rider availability, rates and features may vary by state. THIS IS A LIMITED BENEFIT POLICY. It is not a comprehensive major medical plan or Medicare supplement policy and may not be appropriate for Medicaid recipients. AssureImmune will pay the premiums on this policy for newborn and its mother for three years, after that, the policy owner must assume premium payments to continue coverage.

6 Pay Less, Feel More Secure Our 3-Year Plan: Only $59.99/Month for 36 Months All Inclusive! Collection kit. Cord blood collection. All courier services. Meticulous infectious diseases testing both for cord blood and maternal blood. Cord blood processing using the AXP TM AutoXpress TM platform for high cell yield. 3 YEARS cryogenic storage in the BioArchive system. 3 YEARS AssurityBalance Critical Illness Insurance policy for mother and baby. This policy pays out a lump sum benefit of $ 10,000 with the first diagnosis of a covered condition, to use any way you choose. The 3-year plan one-time payment is $ 1,950. Please call for more information about our payment options that work best for your family. A AssureImmune Contact us today for more information and registration

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