How Do I Donate Cord Blood?
You may choose to register using either the English or French form:
Download and Print Paper Registration Forms Below
This option is available for English and French as well as ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, 简体中文, 繁體中文.
Follow these steps to donate your baby’s cord blood:
Free interpreter and translation services available in Punjabi and Chinese
Free interpreter and translation services are offered in Punjabi and Chinese for mothers whose first language is not English. These services are provided by board certified interpreters and translators who meet the highest industry standards.
Contact us via email at email@example.com to request this service. We require 6-8 weeks’ notice to ensure all required forms are complete and received prior to your delivery date.
An information package will be sent to you in your preferred language. This information will allow you to read, ask any questions, fill-out, sign and return the Registration Form and Permission to Collect consent form prior to the birth of your baby.
Donating Cord Blood for Research
If your cord blood donation does not meet the requirements for storage in Canadian Blood Services' Cord Blood Bank, it can still be put to important use in biomedical research — helping drive lifesaving medical discoveries. If you are delivering at the Ottawa Hospital General Campus, you can indicate your interest in donating your baby’s cord blood for research on your consent form.