You will need to make an appointment and register the birth before your baby is six weeks old.
There is a registrar at Southmead Hospital Monday to Friday.
To book an appointment please telephone:
- Telephone: 0117 9222800 for Bristol
- Telephone: 01454 863140 for South Gloucestershire
- Telephone: 01934 627552 for Clevedon
Once you have registered the birth you will be able to organise any benefits, e.g. Child benefit, for which you may be eligible.
For more information on registering a birth visit www.gov.uk/register-birth