Who Can Donate Umbilical Cord Blood?

Donating umbilical cord blood to a public cord blood bank has the potential to give hope to someone in need. Thank you for considering a donation of cord blood. The lifeline your baby needs now could one day serve as a lifeline for someone else.

Who Can Participate ?

Future mothers who :

  • are in good health
  • are aged over 18
  • pregnant with one baby (not twins)
  • register prior to the 36th week of pregnancy.

Can register pregnant women planning to give birth at our current partner hospital centres in the Public Cord Blood Bank :

  • St. Mary’s Hospital Centre
  • CHU mère-enfant Sainte-Justine
  • McGill University Health Centre (Glen site)
  • CHUQ mère-enfant Centre
  • Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital
  • LaSalle Hospital Centre
  • Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal
  • Lakeshore General Hospital
  • Jewish General Hospital

For more information or to register :