Umbilical cord collection from Swiss hospitals

Here at Future Health Biobank, we believe that nothing should detract from the special bonding time straight after giving birth. That’s why we offer stem cell collection services as part of your big day at all public and private maternity hospitals across Switzerland.

The umbilical cord is a rich sources of stem cells. These stem cells can be collected after birth, banked and used in the future to treat over 85 diseases and conditions. Your healthcare professional can collect the precious cord blood sample from your baby’s umbilical cord in a completely safe and non-invasive way, to ensure that your child has a potential lifeline if ever needed.

Healthy stem cells collected at birth can help repair and regenerate blood cells and tissue to treat bone marrow cancer, sickle cell anaemia, leukemia and much more.

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How do I arrange cord blood collection from hospital?

Choosing Future Health to collect and store your umbilical cord blood is simple and hassle-free.

Request a brochure using the form above.

Complete and return the storage agreement to place an order for your sample collection kit.

Once the contract received we will send the kit at home, keep the collection kit with your maternity bag.

On your big day, take your collection kit with you to the hospital.

Once your baby has been delivered safely and all the samples are placed in the collection kit, you can call us and we will take for the transport of the kit from the hospital to the laboratory.

We work with Hospitals all over Switzerland….

We have long time trusted relationships with over 100 public and private maternity hospitals. So you can arrange umbilical cord collection wherever you are in Switzerland.

Frequently asked questions

On receipt of your paperwork and deposit payment, we will arrange delivery of your collection kit

When it arrives, simply keep it near your maternity bag and take it with you on the big day.

Once your baby has been delivered safely your healthcare professional will collect your baby’s cord blood, cord tissue and the maternal bloods and place them in the collection kit. When all the samples are placed in the collection kit, you can call us and we will take care of the transport of the kit from the hospital to the laboratory.

We will process and safely store your samples, notify you of the results by phone, confirm your results in writing within 4-6 weeks and issue your storage certificate.

Once you have decided which level of service you’ll require, we’ll ask for the initial setup fee

See our prices page to confirm your order. From then, no further payments will be taken until after your baby is born, and we have successfully processed and stored your samples.

Following confirmation, you’re able to pay in interest free instalments over a period of up to 12 months.

Stem cells are the building blocks of life, they create a direct link between your child’s good health at the time they are born and their good health in the future

Should your child face any of a vast range of health issues in later life, stem cells may be the key to repairing and restoring their health.

Umbilical cord blood stem cells are already being used in the treatment of over 85 medical conditions including leukaemias, anaemias and thalassemias and the list is constantly growing. Cord blood stem cell collection is an incredibly simple process in which these unique cells are collected from the umbilical cord once the baby has been safely delivered.

Umbilical cord tissue cells can be collected at the same time as cord blood stem cells. This process simply involves taking a sample of the cord tissue, processing at our laboratory in Nottingham, UK and storing it in our biobank in Châtel-Saint-Denis in Switzerland.

Why choose us

Once you’ve decided that Cord Blood Banking is for you, you then need to decide which biobank you’re going to trust with your baby’s sample. Here’s why we think you should choose us;

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One of the world's most accredited stem cell banks

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1st private stem cell bank with GMP certification issued by Swissmedic

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Storage of the samples in Switzerland