Registration Procedure

Only simple registration of 30-45 minutes, you could provide your baby with lifelong protection by registering HealthBaby cord blood (and umbilical cord) storage service


Storage Plan

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Storage Plan

HealthBaby offers different umbilical cord and cord blood storage plans to cater different expectant parents' needs.

Registering Service

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Registering Service

After the service plan confirmed, please call hotline for appointment. (The registration will take around 30-45 minutes)

Collection Kit

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Collection Kit

After registration, a collection kit will be provided and please bring along the collection kit to hospital upon delivery.

Delivery

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Delivery

Please call hotline immediately after delivery and our dedicated staff will collect the cord blood (and umbilical cord) from hospital to laboratory.

 

Please call 3188 8899 to contact HealthBaby and dedicated staff is arranged to collect cord blood (and umbilical cord) from hospital to laboratory.

 

Cord Blood Processing

Laboratary technician would process the cord blood according to international accredited standard upon cord blood arrival.


Safe Delivery

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Safe Delivery

Baby's cord blood will be placed inside the freezing box (15 -25℃) and our dedicated staff will deliver the cord blood from hospital to laboratory for processing.

Identification

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Identification

Identity information will be verified and an unique ISBT barcode will be assigned for detailed record and international tracking.

Sample Testing

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Sample Testing

Laboratory techinician will test the cord blood according to international accreditation requirement to ensure the cord blood is free from ontamination and stem cells viability is suitable for storage.

Stem Cells Isolation

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Stem Cells Isolation

Once confirmed the cord blood is suitable for storage, cord blood would be loaded into AXP® System to segregate white blood cells and red blood cells.

 

Double Wrapping

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Double Wrapping

Laboratory technician would transfer stem cells into freezing bag and inject DMSO into freezing bag. Then double wrap the freezing bag and place into canister for extra protection.

Temp. Control

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Temp. Control

Insert the canister into controlled rate freezer. Once the designated temperature is reached, the canister will be put into BioArchive® System for cryogenic storage.

Lab Report

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Lab Report

Comprehensive laboratory report will be sent by post after baby is born (8 weeks). Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to call us at our hotline.

All Time Monitoring

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All Time Monitoring

HealthBaby will regularly release Quality Check Report to ensure clients' stem cells reaching the transplant standard. (Laboratory results are tested from laboratory samples)

Umbilical Cord Processing

The accreditations HealthBaby obtained ensure cord blood (and umbilical cord) transfer ,processing and storage to be performed at the highest standard.


Safe Delivery

01

Safe Delivery

Baby's cord blood will be placed inside the freezing box (2-10℃) and our dedicated staff will deliver the umbilical cord from hospital to laboratory for processing.

Identification

02

Identification

Identity information will be verified and an unique ISBT barcode will be assigned for detailed record and international tracking.

Sample Testing

03

Sample Testing

Laboratory techinician will test the umbilical cord according to international accreditation requirement to ensure the umbilical cord is free from contamination and stem cells viability is suitable for storage.

Sterilization

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Sterilization

Umbilical cord would be sterilized and prepared at Class 100,000 clean room and then transferred to Class 10,000 clean room (Class 10,000 is more superior to Class 100,000) to remove the blood vessels and dismember the cord (smaller than 2mm).

 

Cell Culturing

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Cell Culturing

Transfer the tissue into culture flask to retrieve the most primitive MSCs. After cell culture, stem cells will be stored in freezing bag and further protected by canister.

Temp. Control

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Temp. Control

Insert the canister into controlled rate freezer and put into BioArchive® System for cryogenic storage.

Lab Report

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Lab Report

Comprehensive laboratory report will be sent by post after baby is born (8 weeks). Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to call us at our hotline.

All Time Monitoring

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All Time Monitoring

HealthBaby will keep monitering to ensure clients' stem cells reaching the transplant standard.

 

Storage system adoption, processing system adoption and umbilical cord handling method would be subject to service plan.