It is unlikely that your future child will ever be afflicted with any of the conditions a cache of stem cells could mitigate/cure. Plus, the initial cost and yearly storage fee is material. My family has learned, however, that the unlikely can happen.
* Fertility is a common concern for young adults with cancer (as well as for many couples without cancer). Each patient has his/her own specific concerns and circumstances. It is a complex and difficult subject to discuss. I still cry over Lily's loss when I go to Babies R Us to get Katelyn more diapers. Maybe once diapers no longer make me cry, I'll write about the subject.