How It Works

Collecting your sample.

The whole process is straightforward and takes just a few minutes. The collection is done by a trained professional and arranged by us, allowing you to focus on what matters most during birth.

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We’ve broken it down into 5 simple steps

1. Getting started

Preparation is key. We reccomend you order your Collection Kit promptly after your 20 week scan to ensure everybody involved in the collection is familiar with the procedure.

2. The collection

Collection takes just 10 minutes and is 100% safe for your newborn and you. The collection is done by a trained professional and arranged by us.

3. Sample pickup

For your convenience we can pick up the stem cell sample in its original Collection Kit packaging at your bedside. Be sure to keep it at room temperature and out of direct sunlight.

4. Processing

In a matter of hours your newborn’s cord blood and tissue sample will arrive at our laboratory to be processed using our advanced processing methods.

5. Storage

We offer 10 or 25 years of storage to choose from. There’s no yearly storage fee’s and at the end of your contract length we will contact you to ask if you would like to extend it with our plans offered at that time.

What's in the kit?

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1
Cord Blood Bag
2
Cord Tissue Sample Container
3
Vacutainer (maternal blood collection)
4
Clorohexhidine Swab Wipes
1

Cord Blood Collection Bag

You will receive one cord blood collection bag in your kit.
2

Cord Tissue Sample Container

One cord tissue sample container is included for a sample length of up to 15cm.
3

Vacutainer (x2)

The vacutainers are necessary to hold the maternal blood sample which should be collected up to 30 days before going into labour for testing in our labs.
4

Chlorohexidine Swab

Chlorohexidine swabs are used to clean the surface of the cord tissue before collection.

Tips for collection.

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