Cord Blood Banking in Halifax, NS
IWK Health Centre (Grace Maternity Hospital)
How Halifax Cord Blood Banking Works
Step 1: Register for cord blood banking in Halifax
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 Halifax, NS
Within 2 days after your enroll, we will ship out the collection kit.
Step 3: Bring your kit to the hospital in Halifax
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 Halifax
Your doctor will collect cord blood and cord tissue samples after the baby is born.
Step 5: At the lab
Our trained couriers in Halifax 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.
If you plan to give birth at a hospital in Halifax that is not listed above, or if you are planning a home birth in Halifax, please contact us at 1.888.802.0706 to discuss the shipping options and set up your customized plan.