The FamilyCord Advantage

Superior Collection Kit

FamilyCord features a patented state-of-the-art collection kit to provide maximum stem cell protection:

    - Temperature stabilizers provide 10 hours of protection against severe heat and cold - most kits offer only 30 minutes
    - Reinforced case and protective inner tubes provide the ultimate protection against breakage
    - FDA-approved blood collection bag included in our OSHA-compliant kit

Professional Medical Courier

FamilyCord uses a professional medical courier to ensure safe and efficient transportation of cord blood and tissue from your hospital room to our laboratory.

FamilyCord's Medical Expertise and Experience

FamilyCord is operated by nationally renowned physicians, including a stem cell transplant physician. We are guided by world-class scientific expertise and medical ethics in everything we do. FamilyCord has extensive experience in clinical laboratory management, cord blood banking, and frozen tissue storage.

California Cryobank

Our parent company, California Cryobank, has been an innovative world leader in cryopreservation since 1977.

Licenses and Accreditations

FamilyCord is registered with the FDA and accredited by the AABB (American Association of Blood Banks)

Long-Term Reliability

With a precious resource like cord blood, you want to be sure the company you bank with will be there when you need it. FamilyCord has been providing stem cell services for 15 years and has an "A+" rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Customer Service

When you enroll with FamilyCord, you will receive your own personal Cord Blood Educator who will work with your family as it grows. The Cord Blood Educator will be your single point of contact during regular business hours throughout your relationship with FamilyCord.

We are available around the clock for any urgent questions you or your health care provider may have before, during, or after the delivery of your baby. We will notify you when your umbilical stem cells have been processed.