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Lucy Johnson

Articles by Lucy Johnson

Help our UK sales manager to raise money for stem cell research

Anthony Nolan is a UK charity that works in the areas of leukaemia and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and in 2008 it set up the UK’s first dedicated cord blood bank, allowing mothers to safely donate the blood from their umbilical cord and placenta after they give birth. This blood is used in stem cell […]

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Significant benefit of cord blood therapy for cerebral palsy

The latest issue of the Parent’s Guide To Cord Blood Foundation® newsletter included information about a study published in November 2020 on cell therapy for cerebral plays [1]. The study concludes that there is a significant benefit for cord blood therapy for cerebral palsy. It also confirms that there is a major trend in cord […]

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Our prices are lower than our competitors, but how?

We are often asked why banking your baby’s umbilical cord blood and tissue with Biovault Family is so much cheaper than with other companies offering similar services in the UK. But by banking with Biovault Family you could save a minimum of £1625 and up to £5000 compared to our competitors. How do we do […]

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Umbilical cord stem cells could improve survival chances for patients with Covid

A new study suggests umbilical cord stem cells found in the cord of new born babies implanted into Covid patients could improve survival chances.  The study was carried out in the USA by scientists at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where researchers have reported a 91 per cent survival rate in seriously […]

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Commitment to quality franked by AABB

We are delighted to announce that following our first ever virtual inspection by the AABB, our results were ‘excellent.’

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Your baby’s cord blood is amazing

Why you should consider banking your baby’s cord blood Cord blood is the leftover blood in the umbilical cord after birth, and cord tissue is the cord itself. Both contain powerful stem cells that could be used to potentially treat a variety of medical conditions. Cord blood is rich in stem cells that can morph […]

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‘Why would somebody not want to give their family the best form of future care?’

Ricky Martin, winner of the 2012 The Apprentice, is a business leader, biochemist, and a busy dad, and soon he and his wife Gemma will be welcoming a sister for their two-year-old son Alexander. We caught up with Ricky who chose to store Alexander’s umbilical cord blood and tissue with Biovault Family and will also […]

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Plymouth-based medical company helps raise awareness of the life saving importance of cord blood

World-wide, July is recognised as Cord Blood Awareness Month Umbilical cord blood is an extremely valuable biological material that saves lives. Nevertheless, not all future parents and even healthcare workers know about the value of umbilical cord blood and the possibility of its storage. World-wide, July is recognised as Cord Blood Awareness Month, and Plymouth-based […]

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How can I keep my baby safe during hot weather?

Hot weather can be particularly harmful to babies and young children, so knowing how to keep them cool is vital. Babies and young children can become ill during very hot weather. Their health can be seriously affected by: • dehydration • heat exhaustion and heatstroke • sunburn Try these tips from the NHS for keeping […]

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