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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.

Municipality of Zutphen: Registering a stillborn baby

A stillbirth can be registered by:

  • a parent;
  • an employee of the hospital;
  • the funeral home;
  • others who were present at the birth of the child.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Zutphen

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Last updated on 27 September 2022