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Registering a stillborn baby in the Netherlands

A stillbirth is registered with the municipality in which the child was born. The municipality then issues a birth certificate (geboorteakte) for a stillbirth. It does not matter how long the pregnancy lasted.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Registration stillborn child

When a child dies at birth or is stillborn, this is a tragic event. For parents, it can be very important or even help in the process of mourning tot register your child.  Since 2018, you can register your deceased child, even if it is premature of foetal.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Oude IJsselstreek

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Last updated on 27 September 2022