Guidelines for Funeral Directors (Infant and Neonatal Loss) 2003


This handbook contains instructions for funeral directors for completing and filing records of death and fetal death.1 These instructions pertain to the 2003 revisions of the U.S. Standard Certificate of Death and the U.S. Standard Report of Fetal Death and the 1992 revision of the Model State Vital Statistics Act and Regulations. This handbook is intended to serve as a model that can be adapted by any vital statistics registration area.