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Covid and Mesenchymal cells – The science bit!

By Kate Sneddon, CEO, Biovault Family Nature Magazine is one of the world’s best-respected scientific publications. It’s designed for scientists and stacked with detailed data about every imaginable scientific endeavour, from physics to genomics and everything in between. They’ve recently published an article looking at the impact of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) taken from the […]

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Plymouth-based Biovault Family appoints new marketing executive

Plymouth-based Biovault Family, the UK’s largest private human tissue bank which is licensed to handle all human tissue types including cord blood and tissue,  is delighted to announce the appointment of Hannah McGrath to the team as marketing executive. Biovault Family offers personalised cord blood and tissue processing and storage services to parents who wish to bank […]

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What to expect in the third trimester?

Only a few weeks to go… how exciting! If you’re wondering what’s going to happen to your body and your fast-growing baby during the last segment of your pregnancy, here’s what to expect in the third trimester.  What to expect in the third trimester  Let’s go through the basics first. When does your third trimester […]

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Why banking your baby’s precious cord blood matters

World Cord Blood Day was celebrated around the world on November 15, and every year, July is designated World Cord Blood month, but still very few people in the UK know about umbilical cord blood banking Kate Sneddon, CEO of Plymouth-based Biovault Family, the only private laboratory in the UK that works for the NHS […]

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Our Black Friday and Cyber Monday money off offers give you the chance to support our charities

Supporting charitable causes is hugely important to us all at Biovault Family. This year we’ve added three new charities to those we support and by choosing Biovault Family to bank your baby’s precious umbilical cord blood cells, you will be supporting them too. Our chosen charities are Operation Smile, Young Lives Vs Cancer and Friends […]

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November 15th is World Cord Blood Day

The clocks are counting down to World Cord Blood Day 2021, an exciting event made up of an Online Virtual Conference supported by a host of inspiring live events across the globe. It’s open to the public and is recommended for parents as well as healthcare professionals. The strapline says it all: “Even just one […]

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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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More and more parents are storing cord blood and tissue including Biovault Family team members

Biovault Family was thrilled to recently welcome Lyra Lily Pope, the granddaughter of Nikki Driver who has been a sales advisor for Biovault Family since 2015. Nikki’s daughter Megan decided to store her daughter’s cord blood with Biovault Family. Delighted to welcome the first Biovault Family granddaughter Lyra is the first baby related to a […]

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