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What makes cord blood special?

What makes cord blood special? As we approach World Cord Blood Day on November 17, we look at why umbilical cord blood banking is attracting so much attention.

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Unique Aspects of Cord Blood Banking in the UK

For expectant parents looking for a cord blood bank in any country, we would urge them to look at experience, accreditations, financial security and ethics when making a choice of family bank.

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Why doesn’t Biovault Family charge annual fees?

Our cord blood and tissue fees are upfront and honest. Not only do you pay less, but your money is Escrow protected. Have you ever noticed how annual fees drain your finances when you’re not looking? It isn’t a nice feeling. Most of our team here at Biovault Family are parents and we know that […]

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Hot weather advice while pregnant from Biovault Family

With this week’s temperatures set to soar above 30°c in some parts of the UK, we’ve put together some tips to help you stay cool and safe We know how uncomfortable it can be if you’re pregnant during a heat wave, with high temperatures putting you at risk of dangers like dehydration and sunstroke. With […]

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10 Essential Requirements for Cord Blood Banking

Developed by the Cord Blood Association (CBA) to give health practitioners and families clarity and assurance How can we expect parents to trust cord blood banking if banks care for stem cells so poorly that they cannot be used for treatment? Earlier this year, Joanne Kurtzberg, a pioneer of cord blood banking and one of […]

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Stem Cell Pioneers Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary of First Cord Blood Transplant

Cord Blood Connect provided the perfect opportunity to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the world’s first cord blood stem cell transplant. Cord Blood Connect 2018 provided the perfect opportunity to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the world’s first cord blood stem cell transplant. Everyone involved, including Matthew Farrow himself who was 5 years old at […]

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A History of Cord Blood Banking and Transplantation

How long has cord blood been used therapeutically and what can cord blood treat? Leading specialist Dr Joanne Kurtzberg has all the answers This article was first published in Stem Cells Translational Med. 2017 May; 6(5): 1309–1311 and was published online 2017 Apr 29 as “A History of Cord Blood Banking and Transplantation” by Joanne […]

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