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birth certificate

a certificate issued on the registration of the birth of a child. First instituted in 1837 in England and Wales, it shows the full name of the child, his or her sex, the names of the parents (including the former surname of the mother) and the father's occupation. Birth certificates provide the historical sociologist with a source of data with which to study life histories, fertility patterns and illegitimacy. See also DEATH CERTIFICATE, MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. PARISH REGISTER.
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Seeking to simplify the adoption process and make it more accessible and faster, Senator Grace Poe has filed a bill that would allow the correction of simulated birth records through administrative proceedings.
Under the legislation, those who simulated the birth record of a child are spared from criminal, civil and administrative liability, provided that the act was done for the best interest of the child.
Grace Poe seeks to simplify the process of adoption by allowing the correction of simulated birth records through administrative proceedings.
From the moment the part is first created and its birth record is established, OATSystems' solution begins to track key information.
While most hospitals and maternity clinics have birth records, the same is not true in home births common in remote areas.
If there were any inconsistencies in my birth records, I do not think it was my fault," Raj earlier said.
In 1994, the Division of Public Health, Georgia Department of Human Resources, assessed the completeness of reporting of pregnancy-related deaths during 1990-1992 by comparing current death-certificate--based surveillance with a supplemental method of linking women's death records and infants' birth records.
Births excluded from the analysis include those that (1) occurred out of state, (2) were attributed to a nonphysician attendant, (3) had no attendant name on the birth record, and (4) were attributed to physicians who shared name and county of practice with another physician.
Manila A Miss Universe aspirant, who was stripped of her title because of inconsistencies in her birth records, has vowed to fight her case.
Description : The objective of this Technical Cooperation is to support the Government of Panama in the design and implementation of a strategy to expand the number of individuals who have a birth record in scattered county and rural areas and improve management (nominalizacin, verification and monitoring) of Beneficiary Population Register (PPB) under the Programme for Strengthening Integrated Health Services Networks (PN-L1115).
Contract Awarded for IGF::OT::IGF Other Functions Enumeration at Birth (EAB) Contract - State of New York shall provide birth record information for the purpose of obtaining Social Security Numbers (SSNs) for newborns o
Kathrina's surname from her birth record is ``Ramirez,'' her birth mother's surname.