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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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How is umbilical cord blood used to treat blood cancers?

Did you know umbilical cord blood is being used to treat a number of cancers of the blood? And did you know you can collect and store the cord blood from your newborn to use in potentially life-saving treatments as they get older? This article explores how umbilical cord blood is used to treat blood […]

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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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Biovault Family is recognised as a partner of choice by the AABB

We are delighted to announce that Biovault Family has been awarded the Cellular Therapy Services (CSM) Qualification which is based on our current accreditation status with the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB). This new qualification was announced in January 2022 and recognises Biovault Family’s expertise, capability and practices related to cellular […]

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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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What can cord blood be used for?

Imagine this. Your toddler has been diagnosed with leukaemia. They need a bone marrow transplant, but there isn’t a matching adult donor. They may die. Thankfully life-saving umbilical cord blood from stem cells, donated by an anonymous mum and her newborn baby, save your little one’s life.  It’s a true story.  If you’ve ever asked […]

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Can stem cell therapy be used in stroke treatment?

Did you know stem cell therapy may be able to help stroke victims? While stem cells are still being used in clinical trials, there is early evidence that stem cell therapy enhances recovery from a stroke. Here’s some expert insight into stroke treatment, including an exploration of how mesenchymal cells taken from the umbilical cord […]

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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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Umbilical Cord Blood: How long can UCB stem cells be stored?

By Michael Bardetti-Nixon BSc. LIBMS, Biovault Technical Ltd., Technical Manager / Persons Designate If you are already considering storing your eagerly awaited baby’s cord blood, the next question is, how long for? Does it expire? Biovault offer a range of storage terms. Arrangements can always be made at the end of the term, but what’s […]

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