A legal birth certificate will be completed for your baby prior to discharge. You will receive a copy to proofread w ithin 4 -6 weeks of your chlid’s birth. If needed, you will be able to make changes at the Northfield Hospital at this time. A legal copy of your baby’s birth certicate is available for purchase through any courthouse in Minnesota.
Upon request, the hospital will apply for your baby’s Social Security number. We will also submit information to local media outlets for your child’s birth announcement. Please check the appropriate box on the birth certificate information sheet.
You will receive a sourvenir birth certificate from the hospital. Please note this not an actual legal birth certificate.
- Our birth certificate information/pre-admission form is available for download here.