Cord Blood Banking in Vancouver, BC
Healthcord offers cord blood and cord tissue banking services to families in Vancouver, British Columbia. If you plan to give birth at any of the hospitals listed below, please contact Healthcord to enroll in cord blood and cord issue banking. If you are planning a home birth in Vancouver, BC, we will also be able to assist you directly.
• BC Women's Hospital
• St. Paul's Hospital
- Toll free in Vancouver, BC area: 1.888.802.0706
- Fax: 1.888.655.8877
- Your cord blood kit will arrive within 2 days of enrolment. Please remember to bring the kit with you to the hospital at the time of delivery. If your delivery date is within the next 72 hours, our laboratory will contact you immediately after you register to arrange an emergency kit.
How Vancouver Cord Blood Banking Works
Step 1: Register for cord blood banking in Vancouver
You can do this online or by calling Healthcord cord blood and cord tissue banking center at 1.888.802.0706.
Step 2: Receive your cord blood and cord tissue collection kit in Vancouver, BC
Within 2 days after your enroll, we will ship out the collection kit.
Step 3: Bring your kit to the hospital in Vancouver
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 in Vancouver
Your doctor will collect cord blood and cord tissue samples after the baby is born.
Step 5: At the lab
Our trained couriers in Vancouver 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.
Your baby’s stem cells are in good hands with Healthcord, Canada’s #1 cord blood and cord tissue bank. We offer both Cord Blood Banking and Cord Tissue Banking to families in Vancouver, BC.
If you plan to give birth at a hospital in Vancouver that is not listed above, or if you are planning a home birth in Vancouver, please contact us at 1.888.802.0706 to discuss the shipping options and set up your customized plan.