Cord Blood Donation Resources

Where to find information about donating umbilical cord blood.

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May 3, 2008— -- Placental Blood Program of the New York Blood Center

310 East 67th Street

New York, NY 10021

Phone: (212) 570-3230

The largest public bank in the country. Collections at Brooklyn Hospital in New York, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health Systems in Manhasset, Inova-Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia, New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York, Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY, and University Hospitals of Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio.

M.D. Anderson Cord Blood Bank

Office location: Houston, Texas

Local Phone: 713/563-8000

International Toll Free: 866/869-5111

Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute

Sibling Donor Cord Blood Program

5700 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Oakland, CA 94609-1673

Phone: (510) 450-7605

Fax: (510) 450-5839

If you give birth in the United States and your physician agrees that cord blood collection would be of value to you, you may participate in our program if you have a child with a transplant-treatable condition, and are expecting a baby who is a full sibling (same parents) of the affected child.

Michigan Community Blood Centers Cord Blood Bank

1036 Fuller Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: (866) 642-5663 (Michigan only toll free)

(616) 233-8604 (direct)

Collections for unrelated transplants only. Collections only at Bay Regional (Bay City), Covenant (Saginaw), Hackley (Muskegon), Holland (Holland), Lakeland (St. Joseph and Niles), Mercy General (Muskegon), MetroHealth (Grand Rapids), Mid-Michigan Medical Center (Midland and Clare), Munson (Traverse City), North Ottawa (Grand Haven), Spectrum Health (Grand Rapids), St. Mary's (Grand Rapids) and Zeeland Community Hospital (Zeeland).

Ireland Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve Universityand University Hospitals of Cleveland Umbilical Cord Blood Program

Cleveland, Ohio

Phone: (216) 844-4723

Collections for public donation and research will be done only at University Hospitals of Cleveland. This cord blood bank will be affiliated with the Placental Cord Blood Program of the New York Blood Center (above).

Falls Church, Va., -- see New York, NY (above)

Parents may also contact:National Marrow Donor Program at (800) 627-7692

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