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Register a still birth

Information about registering a still birth.

When a child is still born, the doctor or midwife who was present at the birth or examined the body will issue a medical certificate of still birth.

Arrangements must then be made to have the medical certificate taken to the Register Office. A still birth must be registered under normal circumstances within 42 days.

You may register a still birth in any of our register offices. Offices opening times vary, and all appointments must be booked in advance so it is important that you ring beforehand.

Contact us
Registration Service
03000 266 000
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