HealthConnect One is the national leader in advancing respectful, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting. Our vision is to see every baby, mother, and family thrive in a healthy community. For more information, please visit our website, www.healthconnectone.org Jeanette Avila shares why she donated her son’s umbilical cord blood – a free and painless process – to help children and adults with sickle cell, leukemia, and a variety of blood diseases. Interview by Long Haul Productions. Photo by Eric Y. Exit. Developed by HealthConnect One. Funded by The Coleman Foundation.