CORDSAVINGS is a laboratory based in Switzerland that offers pregnant women and all families waiting for a child the possibility of harvesting and storing stem cells derived from umbilical cord tissue and cord blood.
You certainly know that safeguarding these valuable stem cells can save the life of your child or other family members in the future.
Collection at the time of birth is simple, natural and safe for both the child and the mother. If a serious illness occurs, these hematopoietic stem cells of the umbilical cord are directly available, of exceptional vitality and are much more accessible and effective in therapies than bone marrow cells. In the case of a transplant intended for a sibling of the new-born, the compatibility is greater and presents fewer rejection problems than with bone marrow transplantation. Watch the video
Today, there are only two full and transverse cord blood laboratories in capacity to complete, right here in Switzerland, extraction, isolation and processing of cord blood stem cells (i.e. by far the most crucial and daunting parts of our activity), and not simply to store them in cold nitrogen basic warehouse: a laboratory situated in Ticino at Vacallo along the Italian border (SSCB), and CORDSAVINGS, solidly implanted in the heart of western Switzerland. So there is, in particular, no cord blood processing laboratory in whole German-speaking Switzerland.
All the others umbilical cord stem cells services you may hear about here in Switzerland only have cold storage basic premises. This means, concretely, that as soon as they are collected at maternity, every cord blood bags these services are managing will be immediately shipped far abroad (Poland and UK for most of them) in order to be processed over there with well below level sanitary and medico-technical criteria compared to those in force in Switzerland, bags only coming back later for their cold storage.
A purely Swiss company, CORDSAVINGS is a major player with its own high-end and fully accredited laboratory since 2012, with full support from the Swiss Foundation The Ark. This important stem cell bio bank has a recognized international reputation and is one of the safest and most highly regarded places in Europe for cryopreservation and biological storage. Thanks to its ethics, reputation and having proved its standards of quality equivalent to the best public health institutions, CORDSAVINGS treats and conserves cord blood collections from many European countries and is at the forefront of research. Watch the video
Since spring 2022, we had the unique opportunity to expand our laboratory and our biobank in the brand new – and above all state-of-the-art – Foundation health center, still here in Monthey.
But CORDSAVINGS is above all the passionate men and women welded around a vocation: protect the health of children, support the families. From the first contact to the maternity ward, everything is organized by our teams. A personalized care is assured from beginning to end, focusing in the pregnancy of the mother and the childbirth. Contact us
Thus, choosing CORDSAVINGS for your family preservation means choosing proximity, safety and quality. Your sampling is unique and rare, it will be treated as such by a people-oriented team. With us, your new-born will not be a simple number. In practice, the placental blood units arriving in the laboratory are concentrated, miniaturized, then frozen and kept at very low temperature in nitrogen for a shelf life of up to 50 years.
This will make possible in the future to screen and treat illnesses but also to reconstitute, regenerate and repair diseased tissue thanks to these umbilical cord stem cells that are so suitable to replace failing cells. With CORDSAVINGS you would have taken the very best treatment guarantees for your family.
CORDSAVINGS – independent SWISS family-owned company
and absolutely unique case in the world
Nestled in the heart of the Swiss Alps, CORDSAVINGS and its highly secure Stem Cell bank have earned the trust of parents living over the 4 whole major continents: Europe, America, Asia, Africa
There are very good reasons for this
No, there is no risk for the mother or the child in umbilical cord blood collection at birth. It is completely painless and safe for the mother and the child :
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