Who can donate?

Pre-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,
    • Jewish General Hospital (for deliveries on or after August 1, 2023),
    • Hôpital de Lasalle (for deliveries on or after August 1, 2023).

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

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