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own death certificate premature baby born less than 24 weeks

babies death certificate premature baby

can you make your own death certificate for a premature baby born less than 24 weeks?

A stillbirth in the UK should be reported to the registry office within 42 days. you can give your baby a name for the register. if your baby was born premature say at 26 weeks upwards then you will get a death certificate when you tell the registry office the details. The midwife wont be the person that gives you one automatically at the immediate death of your baby. if your premature baby or baby born full term dies at birth of just after and has died in Scotland or Ireland different rules apply.

for premature baby's that have died born less than 24 completed weeks of pregnancy, making your own death certificate.

you can make your own recognition of birth / death certificate but it will  NOT be a recognised legal binding document. You must not use any information that can be seen as fraudulent such as serial numbers COPIED of an actual death certificate , no emblems nothing copied to resemble signatures of a registrar .

what details do you put on a hand made recognition of death certificate for a baby born less than 24 weeks gestation.

you could put actual dates on such as birth date, day of death, family names a cute picture that you own yourself. a picture of baby or scan picture of your own baby. details of baby such as measurements baby's weight, and even a little poem to keep in baby's memory box after.

To make a certificate if you have a publishing document on your pc or lap top Microsoft publisher or similar software has templates of certificates. you can be creative with to design your own. once completed and printed off you can laminate it for safe keeping so it doesn't getting torn.


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