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Some babies sleep in cars, but is it safe?

Is it ok for my baby to sleep in the car? It’s a common question, and an important once since so many parents find the best way to get their baby to sleep is safely strap them into a baby seat then go for a drive. Something about the engine and the gentle vibrations sends […]

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How do we collect your baby’s stem cells at birth?

Are you thinking about banking your new born baby’s umbilical cord blood? Let’s take a look at how stem cells are harvested from cord blood. This is your umbilical cord blood storage guide.  How are stem cells collected at birth? Cord blood stem cells are collected at birth. While it only takes a few minutes […]

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Postpartum workout you do with your baby

Looking for postpartum workout ideas? A new scientific study, the first of its kind, reveals how getting back into shape after having a baby is hard, even for women who were unusually fit and strong before their pregnancy. It’s actually good news, since it shows everyone finds it a challenge. It isn’t your fault if […]

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The best games to play with your baby

It’s such fun. It’s all about giggles, gurgles, and laughter. So why is playing games with your baby so good for them and what are the best games to play with your baby? When you’re a newborn everything about the world is fresh and exciting. The smallest, simplest thing is absolutely fascinating, and it’s a […]

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What to put in a baby bag? Your essential guide 

You’re expecting a baby, the big day is approaching fast, and you’re wondering what to put in your baby bag ready for hospital. If you’re planning a home birth it’s just as important to have a baby bag handy just in case you need to go to hospital after all. While it’s tempting to cram […]

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Let’s celebrate – How to plan the perfect baby shower!  

Did you know as many as half of all UK mums-to-be plan a baby shower? The trend kicked off in the USA, now it’s well and truly bedded in over here, too. Traditionally an event where women shared their pregnancy and childbirth wisdom with female friends and family, today’s baby showers are less earnest, more […]

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Best sleep habits to reduce post partum insomina

Your whole life has been turned upside down in the most deliciously delightful way, thanks to your new baby. You’re deeply in love with this tiny new being, a feeling so strong it might have surprised you at first. Everything is wonderful, life is magical, you’re living every second of it… but oh, if only […]

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Unique Aspects of Cord Blood Banking in the UK

Since the inception of umbilical cord blood stem cell cryopreservation in the 1990s, the number of public and privately banked units worldwide has grown to more than 800,0001 and 7 million2 respectively.   This new field of medicine has blossomed since the world’s first cord blood transplant took place in 1988, using sibling donor stem […]

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Cord blood banking matters to me: Ricky and Gemma Martin

Congratulations on the imminent birth of your second child. How are you all? Thank you. We are all well and a great mix of excited, nervous and curious all in one while we wait for the arrival of the next addition to our household. This time around it is a little girl, so Alexander has a […]

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