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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 550. Board of Health Regulations Governing Vital Records
5/20/2024

12VAC5-550-120. Fetal death or induced termination of pregnancy report items.

A. The Report of Fetal Death Commonwealth of Virginia, and shall contain the following items for spontaneous fetal deaths: place of occurrence; usual residence of patient (mother); full maiden name of patient; medical record number and social security number of patient; hispanic origin, if any, and race of patient; age of patient; education of patient; sex of fetus; patient married to father; previous deliveries to patient; single or plural delivery and order of plural delivery; date of delivery; date of last normal menses and physician's estimate of gestation; weight of fetus in grams; month of pregnancy care began; number of prenatal visits; when fetus died; congenital malformations, if any; events of labor and delivery; medical history for this pregnancy; other history for this pregnancy; obstetric procedures and method of delivery; autopsy; medical certification of cause of spontaneous fetal death; signature of attending physician or medical examiner including title, address and date signed; method of disposal of fetus; signature and address of funeral service licensee or hospital representative; date received by registrar; registrar's signature; registration area and report numbers.

B. The Report of Induced Termination of Pregnancy, Commonwealth of Virginia, and shall contain the following items for induced terminations of pregnancy: place of occurrence; usual residence of patient; patient identification number; age of patient; hispanic origin, if any, and race of patient; education of patient; patient married to father; date of pregnancy termination; pregnancy history of patient; date of last normal menses and physician's estimate of gestation; type of termination procedures; pregnancy terminated because of genetic defect; signature, title, and address of person completing this report; registration area and report numbers.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-250 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-29-100 § 3.3, eff. April 1, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 26, eff. October 8, 2003.

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