Who Can Donate Umbilical Cord Blood?

Qualification criteria

To register for the Public Cord Blood Bank, the future mothers must:

  • be in good health;
  • be aged over 18;
  • be pregnant with one baby (not twins);
  • register prior to the 36th week of pregnancy;
  • give birth at one of our current partner hospital centres:

Registrations for donating cord blood are continuing for due dates in 2021, exclusively at:

  • Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé de Laval; and
  • CHU Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital Centre.

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

For more information:

To register: