Before leaving the hospital, you will be asked to fill in forms to register your baby's birth. You will also be given a form to complete in order to get a Social Insurance Number for your baby.
After completing these forms, you can return them to the maternity unit at the hospital. The baby's birth certificate and Medicare card will be mailed to you.
For questions about the birth certificates or Medicare numbers, you can receive more information by contacting your local Services New Brunswick Office or call 1-888-762-8600.
Visit the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health
(Public Health) website!