National Vital Statistics System

18. Time of birth

Category: Labor and Delivery

BC # 2

FDFWS # 17

FDR # 2

Definitions, instructions, sources, keywords and abbreviations
Definitions The infant’s time of birth.
Instructions Enter the time the infant was born based on a 24-hour clock (military time). If time of birth is unknown (foundling), enter “unknown”.
Sources 1st Labor and delivery under
  • Delivery record

2nd Newborn admission H&P

Keywords and Abbreviations

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