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National Register of Newborns (NRNAR)


The purpose of detection of the requested data is to secure indispensable information from the field of perinatal care for the needs of professional health care workers, Ministry of Health and for international data reporting. The obtained information is an important source of data for evaluation of the health status of newborns and it is also used for management, evaluation and improvement of the care for newborns.

National Register of Newborns (further only NRNAR) contains basic data in the immediate state of he newborn after birth, the subsequent state of health, complications, therapy.

The obtained information also serves for databases of World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).


NRNAR is a nationwide population register that builds on the information system on newborns operated by IHIS CR since 1991.

NRNAR registers all newborns including stillbirths.

1. Data on newborn

  • number of report
  • number of child (medical record)
  • identification of establishment: IČO/PČZ/department
  • personal identification numbers (of newborn, mother)
  • citizenship in EU
  • multiplicity of pregnancy
  • order (X; multiple pregnancy A, B, C)
  • health insurance company
  • year of birth of father
  • municipality of residence of mother
  • number of municipality of residence of mother
  • number of municipality with extended competence

2. Data from delivery form

  • delivery
  • mode of delivery
  • mode of delivery – vaginal – use of forceps
  • position of fetus
  • date of birth (year, month, day, hr., min.)
  • vitality
  • sex
  • birth data – weight (g)
  • birth data – length (cm)
  • birth data – gestation age
  • therapy in delivery room
  • Apgar scores (action, breath, tonus, reflex, colour, total)

3. Data from department

  • date of admission of child to department (year, month, day, hr., min.)
  • therapy
  • therapy – artificial lung ventilation (ALV) number of days of ALV
  • therapy – operation – operation diagnosis (dg. from International statistical classification of diseases and related health problems in wording of the 10th revision (ICD-10)
  • in the first 12 hours of life of children up to 1500 g – min. basal excess (BE)
  • in the first 12 hours of life of children up to 1500 g – maximum O2 in % 
  • in the first 12 hours of life of children up to 1500 g – minimum O2 in % 
  • selected diseases and complications
  • TB patch test
  • screening performed
  • congenital malformation
  • diagnoses of congenital malformations (dg. from ICD-10)

4. Information on discharge of child

  • date and hour of conclusion of Report on Newborn (ZN) - year, month, day, hr., min.
  • values at discharge – weight (g)
  • values at discharge – head circumference (cm)
  • nutrition
  • reason of conclusion of Report on Newborn (ZN)
  • reason of conclusion of ZN – transfer – identification numbers of establishment and department (IČO, PČZ)
  • reason of conclusion of ZN – death – cause
  • other diagnoses (ICD-10) – at discharge, transfer, death


Information on newborn and mother, course of delivery, therapy during and after birth and status of newborn.