When Maxim and his twin sister were born seven years ago in Ukraine, their mother, Olga, had already made the decision to store their cord blood stem cells at birth. While both twins seemed healthy at first, it was only a few months before Maxim started eating and sleeping poorly.
New therapeutic evidence has demonstrated that umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can safely and effectively improve motor and comprehensive function in children with cerebral palsy (CP).
Facundo is a young boy from Argentina, whose parents had decided to bank his cord blood stem cells at birth after hearing about the service from a friend. Little did they know how life changing this decision would be for Facundo, when he developed cerebral palsy shortly after he was born.
Just a few months after Asia was born, her parents noticed that something wasn’t right. She had problems with holding objects, her movements weren’t fluid and she seemed to be falling behind with other developmental milestones. After many failed investigations at different practitioners, Asia was finally diagnosed with mild spastic tetraplegia due to a lack of oxygen at birth.