Organized by Save the Cord Foundation, World Cord Blood Day raises awareness of current and future uses of cord blood stem cells. To mark the occasion, the Foundation will host a free online conference on 17th November, welcoming parents, doctors, nurses and midwives.
A mother and father’s genes play a significant role in their baby’s development; from growth in the womb, to blood type. From pregnancy through to their adult life, your child’s blood type is one of the most important pieces of genetic information to be aware of.
While we are all united in the fight against coronavirus (or COVID-19), there are many questions arising from expectant mothers about how the virus could affect pregnancy and cord blood banking. To keep you safe and in-the-know, we have compiled some of the most commonly asked questions and answers on these important topics.
A three-year-old girl has received treatment for cerebral palsy (CP), using her baby brother’s cord blood stem cells. The sample was taken from their mother’s umbilical cord at birth and stored with Future Health Biobank, at our Swiss storage facility.
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