Lucy Johnson

Articles by Lucy Johnson

What is hypnobirthing? 

It was World Hypnobirthing Day on March 21st 2022. So what is hypnobirthing, and is hypnobirthing safe? If you’re expecting a baby, read on to find out all about hypnobirthing and our new parent advice around the method.  If you’re entering your third trimester, it’s perfect timing.  First, what is hypnobirthing? It’s about using hypnosis […]

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What are the benefits of physical activity during pregnancy?

There’s plenty of evidence to prove exercising and staying active through pregnancy and postnatally is great for your mental and physical health. Regular activity improves your emotional wellbeing, too. It reduces depression, helps with hypertensive disorders, and cuts the risk of developing gestational diabetes. But how do women balance exercise and pregnancy wisely? How much […]

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Why key influencers are banking their baby’s cord blood

Cord blood banking takes off in celebrity circles – why celebs are banking their babies’ cord blood. Stem cells are extraordinary. Those left in your baby’s cord blood after the birth is especially powerful, able to regenerate every kind of damaged blood cell. So far cord blood stem cells are being used to treat more than […]

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Biovault is a brilliant run company with compassion and heart

Portia Jett is married to British television, radio presenter and actor Ore Oduba and in October the couple had their second baby Genie, a brother to Roman. They chose to bank her precious umbilical cord blood with Biovault Family. Here they talk about their experience with Biovault Family. What was your experience like of umbilical […]

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Meet Kate Sneddon – World leader in stem cells

Since 2004, Biovault Family has collected, processed and released cord blood stem cells to treat leukaemia, neuroblastoma, sickle cell disease, cerebral palsy and more. Stem cell therapy could ultimately treat a huge range of conditions including Alzheimer’s, hearing loss, and even spinal cord injury. Biovault is the only UK cord blood bank working in partnership […]

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Biovault Family heads to The Baby Show – ExCeL London on 4th – 6th March 2022

We are delighted to be attending The Baby Show, the UK’s leading pregnancy and parenting event which returns to ExCeL London for the first time in two years on March 4 – 6. The show provides a one-stop shop for new and expectant parents to try and buy products, watch live demonstrations, benefit from brilliant […]

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I’m pregnant. How do I prepare for my unborn baby?

How lovely. What great news. Congratulations on your pregnancy! If this is your first child, you’ll be keen to get yourself organised in good time and stay organised throughout the pregnancy, so when the big day arrives you’re ready to welcome your new baby. Here are some handy tips to help you get a grip, […]

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Plymouth-based Biovault Family supports free baby safety workshops for all

Plymouth-based Biovault Family has announced a new partnership with The Baby Academy to provide free baby safety workshops. The sessions are available on line via My Baby Academy and provide parents with practical advice on topics such as allergic reactions in babies, baby rashes, teething, baby ear infections, and administering medicine correctly to your baby. […]

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Win tickets to the Baby and Toddler Show

We’re delighted to be attending the Baby and Toddler Show at Ashton Gate, Bristol on January 29 and 30 and we have 50 tickets to give away. Just visit The Baby and Toddler show website to book your tickets. The team from Biovault Family including our head of sales Jo Kingston, and sales advisors Nikki […]

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