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Select Another Department Birth Certificates
Representatives of the hospital's Health Information Management Department assist parents by completing and filing the application in obtaining birth certificates for their new babies infant's birth certificate. While in the hospital, each patient will be contacted by a Birth Certificate clerk who will gather required information for the birth certificate. Patients will also receive a packet containing important information about their baby's birth certificate and Social Security number.

Questions Regarding Your Child's Birth Certificate
"How long does It take to receive the birth certificate?"
The Louisiana vital Records Registry in New Orleans will mail you a complimentary certified copy of your baby's birth certificate. It can take 6-10 months to receive this copy. To check on the status of your birth certificate, please contact the Louisiana Vital Records Office at 504-219-4500. If they are unable to answer questions regarding your certificate, you can contact Woman's Hospital at 225-924-8753 or the East Baton Rouge Parish Health Unit at 225-242-4863.

"What do we do if there is a problem with your birth certificate?"
If you need to make a correction on the birth certificate (i.e. incorrect date or time of birth, misspelled name, etc.), contact Woman's Hospital at 225-924-8753.

If you would like to make a change to the birth certificate (i.e. adding the father's name, changing the baby's name), contact Louisiana Vital Records at 504-219-4500. There may be a fee to make changes. You will need to contact the state for more specific information.

For more information on Louisiana Vital Records, refer to their website or call 504-219-4500.

Finding Your Way Around New Woman's
Health Information Management/Birth Certificates: Support Services Building 1st floor. The Support Services building is located beyond the Physician Office Building. The two-story building may be accessed by Rue de la Vie. Using the Support Services entrance, Birth Certificates is the first office on the left past the elevator.
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PH: 225-924-8753
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