At Cells for Life we are proud to provide parents with safe storage of your child’s cord blood and/or cord tissue at Toronto General Hospital – it’s essential for #WhatMattersMost.
When it comes time to use your cord blood for medical treatment, your transplant physician will review the accreditation status of your family’s cord blood bank. Cells for Life has successfully passed the highest level of accreditation internationally: Health Canada, AABB (American Association of Blood Banks), and FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapies)
As a testament to our program, we are happy to announce our 100% transplant success rate. This success rate is a direct result of our dedication to our outstanding program!
From processing the excitement of pregnancy and the overwhelming uncertainty of labour, to imagining the first few days spent at home with baby – the mind of a new mom is never at rest.
While your mind is running, why not treat yourself with before the big day? Here are some ways you can pamper mom-to-be!
Discussing Cord Blood/Tissue with
We recently discussed cord blood and tissue banking with Dr. Christyne Peters, an obstetrician-gynaecologist at Markham Stouffville Hospital. Dr. Peters believes cord blood and tissue collection is a unique opportunity to collect stem cells and is an easy-to-perform process that can be seamlessly added to parents’ birth plan and the birthing process. Read more about the insights on an industry professional.
Congratulations to Robyn at Cells for Life who gave birth to a beautiful baby girl on June 6th! We’re extremely honoured to welcome our newest team member, Hadley, who was born weighing 8lb 4oz!
Cord Tissue 101
Have you heard about the possibilities of cord tissue? Clinical research has revealed that the Mesenchymal stem cells found in cord tissue are a promising contender for more cell-based treatments of conditions.
As an expectant parent, it’s important to educate yourself on the best methods to process, store, and ensure future access.
Information Sessions, Webinars and Collection Kit Pick Up Dates
Come join us for a free information session in your area, or webinar online, to learn everything you need to know about cord blood and tissue. Our clinical educators are happy to answer any questions!
Check out our event calendar for the next session!