Principle

Mothers and their healthcare providers are not given incentives to donate.

Health

Donations are only accepted from healthy mothers and babies.

Source

Birth tissue donations come from full-term deliveries, not abortions.

Purity

All birth tissues are tested to meet the highest standards.

Consent

Obtained when mothers are not under the influence of anesthesia, drugs or in active labor.

Traceability

Unique donor ID number is traced through the entire process of enrollment, health information and collection.

Transparency

We clearly communicate and explain to mothers how their donation could be used.

Credibility

Birth tissues will only be sent to reputable biorepositories, research laboratories and manufacturers.

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