National Vital Statistics System

17. Date of birth

Category: Labor and Delivery

BC # 4

FDFWS # 16

FDR # 4

Definitions, instructions, sources, keywords and abbreviations
Definitions The infant’s date of birth.

Enter the month, day, and four-digit year of birth.

If the date of birth of the infant is unknown, because the infant is a foundling, enter the date the infant was found.

Sources 1st Labor and delivery under –
  • Delivery record

2nd Newborn admission H&P

Keywords and Abbreviations DOB – Date of birth

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