Effective November 1, 2008, in accordance with 63 OS 1-318.2, a “certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth” became available for the parent(s) of a stillborn child. It is the responsibility of the medical staff treating the stillbirth to notify the parent of the ability to request the certificate. The parent(s) must make application to the Vital Records Division. “This certificate shall not be used as evidence of live birth or for identification purposes.”
Information about the cost of the Certified Stillbirth/Fetal Death Certificate is available in the Fees portion of the Stillbirth/Fetal Death/Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth web page.