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Simple health protection with Smart Cells at the most popular private maternity hospitals in the UK.

Smart Cells are able to provide expectant parents with cord blood collection at all of the UK’s leading private maternity hospitals. A large majority of the private consultants have a third party agreement with us which enables them to perform the collection for you.

Pregnancy and starting a family are full of special moments you don’t want to miss. You only have one chance to store your baby’s stem cells. Don’t leave your child’s health to chance. As the largest and most popular London based company we are the only choice for cord blood banking at the following private maternity hospitals:

The Portland Hospital


The only fully private maternity hospital in the UK, delivering 1,600 babies a year. With a 10 bed dedicated intensive care unit, 46 paediatric beds and 155 consultant paediatricians who treat children from newborns up to the age of 18.

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital


Located in one of the most modern teaching hospitals in the UK, the Kensington Wing offers you the peace of mind of having the comfort of private care with the clinical back-up of one of the safest hospitals in the UK.

St. Mary's Hospital


The Lindo Wing offers private ensuite rooms, providing a modern, homely environment. The wing’s state-of-the-art facilities include a secure, supervised nursery, so you can enjoy some rest whilst remaining confident that your baby is being well cared for.



With over 20 years experience and some of the most accomplished and well trained private midwives, obstetricians, neonatologists, and anaesthetists so you can be confident that the welfare of both you and your baby are in the safest possible hands.

Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea Hospital


Including en suite facilities for patients. You and your baby will stay in modern, private en suite bedrooms, designed to ensure your comfort and make you feel right at home. Private rooms are equipped to ensure you have an enjoyable stay and include satellite TV and a free WiFi network as standard.

Kingston Hospital


Consultant led care throughout your pregnancy and birth, complemented by the support of a private midwifery team and specialist team of paediatricians, anaesthetists, sonographers and physiotherapists. The dedicated postnatal rooms offer the ideal place for you and your partner to bond with your new baby.

Private maternity hospitals and cord blood banking (UK specific)


health protection

for your baby

Private maternity hospitals and cord blood banking (UK specific)

Umbilical cord blood banking for parents giving birth at all of the UK’s private maternity hospitals

Stem cells collected from your baby’s umbilical cord at birth can be used to protect your family from over 80 conditions and diseases, including Leukaemia, Anaemia, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Impaired Immune Systems.

Smart Cells was the first company in the UK to release stored stem cells to treat children with life-threatening illnesses, and no one has been involved in more successful transplants than us.

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