Who can donate?

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Registrations for donating cord blood are continuing for due dates in 2022, exclusively at the following partner centres:

  • Cité-de-la-Santé de Laval;
  • CHU Sainte-Justine;
  • CUSM (Glen site);
  • Centre hospitalier de St. Mary.

For all the other partner centres, registrations are suspended for an indefinite period.

Autorised vaccines by Health Canada do not involve a cord blood donation prohibition period.


Qualification criteria

To donate cord blood you must:

  • be in good health;
  • be aged 18 or over;
  • be pregnant with one baby (not twins);
  • have read the consent form carefully and completed the registration before your 36th week of pregnancy;
  • give birth at one of our current partner hospital centres:
    • Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé de Laval,
    • CHU Sainte-Justine,
    • CUSM (Glen site),
    • Centre hospitalier de St. Mary.

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