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Cord Blood Donation

One more thing that Mother can offer

The cord blood is collected after the baby's birth, following the cutting of the cord and before the placenta is delivered. It is done simply by collecting the remaining blood in the umbilical cord and placenta using a bag with a tube and needle. There is no risk for the baby nor for the mother.

 

One more thing that Mother can offer

Participating hospitals where donations can be made

Hospital Address Phone
Japanese Red Cross Medical Center 4-1-22 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 03-3400-1311
Aiiku Hospital 1-16-10 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo 03-6453-7300
Musashino Red Cross Hospital 1-26-1 Kyounancho, Musashino, Tokyo 0422-32-3111
Tokyo Adventist Hospital 3-17-3 Amanuma, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 03-3392-6151
Ikeshita Clinic for Women and Children 5-2-41 Nakakasai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 03-5605-4103
Japanese Red Cross Katsushika Maternity Hospital 5-11-12 Tateishi, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo 03-3693-5211
Ikeshita Ladies' Clinic Shinonome 2-1-21 Shinonome, Koto-ku, Tokyo 03-3528-4103
Kaneko Ladies Clinic 3-19-13 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 042-426-7800
Ikeshita Ladies Clinic Musashino 2-4-5 Nakacho, Musashino, Tokyo 0422-53-4103
St.Luke's International Hospital 9-1 Akashicho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 03-3541-5151
Aiwa Hospital 983-1 Furuyakami, Kawagoe, Saitama 049-235-8811
Hayashida Ladies Clinic 1005-2 Konosu, Konosu, Saitama 048-541-8000
Yamaguchi Women's Hospital 5-24-2 Nishifuna, Funabashi, Chiba 047-335-1072
Tokyo Women’s Medical University Yachiyo Medical Center 477-96 Owadashinden, Yachiyo, Chiba 047-450-6000
Showa University Fijigaoka Hospital 1-30 Fujigaoka, Aoba-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 045-971-1151
Yokohama City University Medical Center 4-57 Urafunecho, Minami-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 045-261-5656
Yokohama Minami Kyosai Hospital 1-21-1 Mutsuurahigashi, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 045-782-2101
Saiseikai Yokohamashi Nanbu Hospital 3-2-10 Kohnandai, Kohnan-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 045-832-1111
Isehara Kyodo Hospital 2-17-1 Sakuradai, Isehara, Kanagawa 0463-94-2111
Shonan Fujisawa Tokushukai Hospital 1-5-1 Tsujidokandai, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 0466-35-1177
Ebina General Hospital 1320 Kawaraguchi, Ebina, Kanagawa 046-233-1311
Yahata Women's Clinic 1539-1 Higashiodake, Isehara, Kanagawa 0463-98-1103
Shonan-Kugenuma Clinic 1-7-10 Kugenumafujigaya, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 0466-55-0070
Sendai Medical Center 2-8-8 Miyagino, Miyagino-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 022-293-1111
Tohoku Kosai Hospital 2-3-11 Kokubuncho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 022-227-2211

 

We wish everyone could participate, but we don't want you to travel a long distance for this purpose. Please consider it if you reside nearby.

Cord blood cannot be donated when

  • the mother is having a multiple birth.
  • the mother has an autoimmune disease, infection, or complicated pregnancy.
  • the mother or father or a close relative has an inheritable haematological disease.

(Please ask for more information as there are other instances when deferral is necessary.)

 

baby

Cord blood cannot be collected when

the baby is born prematurely, the delivery of the placenta is too fast and in some other cases, even though a consent for donation has been given.

Cord blood cannot be preserved when

the amount of collected blood is too small, we cannot begin the processing within 24 hours, or the test results show it to be unsuitable for transplantation.

Also

We take a blood sample of about 7mL from the mother after the birth.
Another questionnaire is sent to ask about the health of the baby and the mother about six months after the baby's birth. When all the test results are satisfactory the cord blood is registered in the cord blood bank.

We sincerely thank you for your participation!