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what does hospital do with stillborn babies if the parents

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what does hospital do with stillborn babies if the parents choose not to take it home
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  David L. Hill, MD, FAAP replied 7 years ago.
If the parents agree to an autopsy then the pathologist may examine the baby. Otherwise the hospital would contact the funeral home of the parents' choice.