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Does your birth certificate tell you your official birth time?

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Some birth certificates may list the time of birth, depending on where the birth certificate was issued. In the United States, birth certificates are issued by the local government, so the specific information included may vary between different states and different counties within a state.

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For instance, birth certificates issued in Fulton County, Georgia, always contain the name of the subject, the place and date of birth and the parents names. Depending on the individual birth circumstances, the certificate may contain the time of birth. Other pieces of information commonly found on birth certificates across the country include the gender of the baby, the hospital where the child was born, and background information on the parents, such as race and age.

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