Saving the stem cells from your newborn’s umbilical cord provides your family with access to these potent cells which can save and change lives, whether during childhood or later in life. This is because stem cells are the body’s master cells. They create our organs, tissues, blood and immune system. Learn more about the benefits of cord blood banking.

You only have one chance to collect your child’s cord blood and that is at birth.

You need to register with CordBank before your baby is born to ensure that these precious stem cells are available for future medical use. Banking cord blood is easy, learn more about the steps involved.

Cord blood has been used after cancer treatment for the last 30 years. Emerging uses for a child’s own cord blood include  the treatment of brain injuryType 1 diabetesautism, hearing loss,  spinal injury and the reversal of paralysis.


Frances survived a deadly cancer

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At just four years old, Auckland local Frances was diagnosed with a stage four Neuroblastoma (a cancer of the nervous system.) Her parents were told to take her home to die. But armed with Frances’ cord blood they fought back and their daughter survived.

View Frances’ uplifting story of how courage and cord blood beat cancer.


What other parents are saying about cord blood

Our children are so precious…

openWe banked our baby’s cord cells as we appreciated that it could only be done at birth, if we didn’t do it then and we needed them it would be too late. We already pay insurance for just about everything else, and our child’s lives are priceless compared to all those things.close

-Elaine, Queenstown

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Maia got a second chance

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Treated in 2008 with her own cord blood, New Zealander Maia Friedlander and her family got a second chance at life…

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Wise Words from Dr Young

Wise Words from Doctor Young

Founding director of the W M Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience & Professor at Rutgers, Dr Young’s trial uses cord blood to repair spinal cord injury.

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Learn how banking your childs cord blood could save their life…Today or Tomorrow.

Find out how it works and what you need to know to get started.