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Rebecca Judd stores daughter's umbilical cord

New mum Rebecca Judd has joined the growing ranks of Australian mothers choosing to store their newborn’s umbilical cord blood and tissue at the birth - to help provide an increased level of future health security for her child and family. With...Read more >

Rebecca Judd, VIC

 

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Educate yourself early - once you have the baby, it’s too late

As cord blood and tissue can only be collected at birth, Amanda’s advice for other expectant parents is to consider your options well before your due date.…Read more >

Amanda Jakovac, VIC

 

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The research and potential uses backed up our decision to store

Your baby’s stem cells are a perfect match for your child and the properties of cord blood stem cells mean they more easily integrate into a patient’s body. Factors such as these, along with Cell Care’s assistance, were a key driver behind Lauren’s…Read more >

Lauren Whitelock, VIC

 

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We stored our baby’s stem cells because it was too invaluable not to

Once that baby is in your arms, you’d sell your left hand to keep them safe, so it’s really not a hard decision to take advantage of such a wonderful service in health care…Read more >

Sam Nicklen, VIC

 

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I’d like to think no expecting parent is unaware of cord blood storage

I would like to think that no expecting parent is unaware [of cord blood storage] as the word should be out there - midwifes, hospitals, doctors, social media, advertising - all of this is so important.….Read more >

Rebecca Blight, QLD

 

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Cord blood & tissue storage was important given the risk of diabetes

The risk of her children developing diabetes was an important driver for Janine to store cord blood and tissue for both her sons. Janine advocates for expectant parents to store their baby’s stem cells as….Read more >

Janine Marchment, VIC

 

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Banking our daughters cord blood was a priority for us

Unfortunately due to cancer in my late 20's life saving treatment made me infertile and I was unable to have children unassisted... I know I would have regretted not having my daughters cord blood collected especially if she became ill later in life.…..Read more >

Samantha Bryant, VIC

 

Cell Care Parent Story – Craig Scott

We hope we never have to use the stem cells but are thankful they are there

We were advised by our Obstetrician Dr Carl Lam about Cell Care with our first child Archie who was born March 2016. When we again saw Dr Lam with our second child it was one of the first things we arranged with him...Read more >

Craig Scott, SA

 

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Cord blood banking may help other family members in the future

Consider the fact that we don’t know what the future holds. We already have 2 older sons and the fact that this could help any of our 3 boys provides us with a great peace of mind.…..Read more >

Tabetha Couri, NSW

 

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Cord blood and tissue storage was something we wanted to do for our baby

We had suffered 3 miscarriages and wanted to do everything in our power to ensure that our baby's health was protected for now and in the future. We had not previously heard of the availability of cord blood and tissue storage…Read more >

Jody Dodds, QLD

 

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I am in awe of the scientific advances allowing the use of stem cells

I would highly recommend looking into the possibilities that come with cord blood collection and the ongoing medical advances allowing improved treatments. Cell Care provided more specific information about the current uses for cord blood and the potential…..Read more >

Sarah and Ashley Prior, TAS

 

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Why didn't someone tell me about storing my baby’s stem cells?

As a mother of a child with complex health issues I’ve felt helpless at times. I want to take every feeling of pain, uncertainty and disadvantage his condition causes away from him. In short, I guess I just want to do the best by him and...Read more >

Lucy Cornes

 

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Jamie Triantis shares why she stored her baby’s cord blood with Cell Care

I wasn’t aware before my first pregnancy that umbilical cord blood and tissue is a rich source of stem cells that may be used for medical treatments. I learnt from reading and discussions with my doctor that stem cells from cord blood...Read more >

Jamie Triantis

 

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Michael & Lindy Klim - Why we banked baby Frankie’s blood

I recently gave birth to our third child, a beautiful baby girl named Frankie. Since I gave birth to our first child, Stella, in 2006, I’ve noticed the amount of advice and information available to new mums has really grown. Something...Read more >

Michael & Lindy Klim

 

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Kylie discusses why it was so important for her to store her baby’s cord blood and tissue

When preparing to have our first child, I read about the option to store our baby’s umbilical cord blood and tissue stem cells in a pregnancy magazine. I did a lot of research to find out what it was all about and what the potential benefits...Read more >

Kylie Koch

 

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Jennifer Stuckey Ormiston, NSW

“Everybody that I dealt with was professional and friendly, right from my initial phone call up to collection of the cord blood. I was particularly impressed by the professionalism and flexibility of the collector. I had initial concerns...Read more >

Jennifer Stuckey Ormiston, NSW

 

 

Potential future benefits of stem cell storage exceeds expectations

At her first Obstetrician appointment, Jing collected a cord blood banking brochure which led her to the Cell Care website to learn more. Jing found the potential future benefits of storing her baby’s stem cells exceeded…Read more

Jing Liu, NSW