When Leah Goleniowska from Melton Mowbray gave birth to her baby son Max 11 days ago, she chose to donate his umbilical cord.
The process is risk-free for the mother and the baby. It takes ten minutes to donate.
"From something that is classed as clinical waste anyway, it takes nothing to take a sample of blood from that which can be used. It's just nice to know that from having our son somebody else can actually benefit from that."
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Today, the WASPs made their debut at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, playing against London Irish.
Mild and windy with some light rain at times.
Remaining mild and rather cloudy with patchy rain. Windy.