Lakeland Community Hospital - Niles


Michigan Blood's Cord Blood Bank will mail a collection kit to a qualifying donor if you register ahead of your due date and will be delivering at one of the hospitals in the state at which Michigan Blood operates a blood bank. 

As of July 2015, collection hospitals are: 

  1. Borgess Medical Center - Kalamazoo, MI
  2. Bronson Methodist Hospital - Kalamazoo, MI
  3. Covenant Medical Center - Harrison Campus, Saginaw, MI
  4. Holland Hospital - Holland, MI
  5. Lakeland Reg. Med. Ctr. - St. Joseph, MI
  6. Lakeland Community Hospital - Niles, MI
  7. Mercy Health Partners - Hackley Campus, Muskegon, MI
  8. Metro Health Hospital - Wyoming, MI
  9. Mid-Michigan Medical Center - Midland, MI
  10. Munson Medical Center - Traverse City, MI
  11. North Ottawa Community Hospital - Grand Haven, MI
  12. Spectrum Health-Butterworth Campus - Grand Rapids, MI
  13. Spectrum Health-Gerber Hospital - Fremont, MI
  14. St. Mary's Hospital - Grand Rapids, MI
  15. Zeeland Community Hospital - Zeeland, MI

  16. Little Company of Mary Hospital, Evergreen Park, IL

The parents bring the collection kit to the hospital at delivery time and their OB/Gyn or midwife performs the collection.  The blood bank provides courier service to bring the cord blood to the central laboratory.  The cord blood is processed with a procedure similar to that developed at the NY Blood Center.