How Cord Blood Banking Works
Step 1: Register for cord blood banking
You can do this online or by calling the Healthcord cord blood and cord tissue banking centre at 1-877-714-6361.
Step 2: Receive your cord blood and cord tissue collection kit
Within 2 days after your enroll, we will ship out the collection kit.
Step 3: Bring your kit to the hospital
On the big day, bring your kit to the hospital and give it to your delivery team.
Step 4: Cord blood and cord tissue collection
Your doctor will collect cord blood and cord tissue samples after the baby is born.
Step 5: At the lab
Our trained couriers will pick up the kit from your bedside and deliver it to the lab at Healthcord.
Step 6: Using stem cells
Once your baby’s stem cells are safely stored, you will receive a certificate of banking indicating the number of stem cells, yield, and potency along with retrieval information.