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It's probably a bit different in every state...but here in CA....After DS was born I called the vital records place where you get the birth certificate from and scheduled an appointment. (it was for 2 months later!!!)
A letter from the mw stating my care starting date and my LMP and where I gave birth and his vitals
A letter from a pedi saying he was healthy and his vitals
A bill/mail in my name with the birth address from the month of birth
And of course driver licenses or passports of DH & I
Gave the lady this, she made copies and then I had to fill out about 6 applications/paperwork. Then we paid and got his birth certificate that day
We had to see a pedi after his birth for a letter to be able to get his birth certificate (normally the pedi does all that in the hospital) so when DS was 2 days old we took him to the pedi. I think you have 2-3 days after birth here to see a pedi. We would have rather taken him at 3 days old but of course the 3rd day for us was a Saturday not open and couldn't wait till Monday at 5 days old.
Research your county where you'll be birthing governmental vital record website and that should give you info with more specifics
Here in WA my midwife just submits the forms for us. I think I have to sign it and that's it.
ESTHER GRACE WAS BORN ON MARCH 23RD, 2009: 4:15 PM, 9 POUNDS, 20.5 INCHES. ANOTHER WONDERFUL HOME WATER BIRTH!!!
The world today is upside down because there is so very little love in the home, and in family life. We have no time for each other. Everybody is in such a terrible rush, and so anxious…and in the home begins the disruption of the peace of the world. -Mother Teresa~
here it doesnt matter where you have the baby, you get BC same way no matter what LOL.
I know my MW phoned after the birth that baby was born and what time (no idea who she phoned with this info and I truly dont care LOL), and then when we want BC we apply for it and then they mail it to us.
As for doctors visit, here you go see MW with the baby at 6 weeks and then we didnt go anywhere, I didnt see the need to go see doctor with the baby since nothing was wrong with my kids ever so why bother and waste so much time?