Visiting Hours

In the interest of patient and public safety, we regret that strict visitor restrictions are in place in Cork University Maternity Hospital. We understand how difficult this may be and we will be there to support you. We thank you for your understanding. 

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Registering Your Baby


It is the duty of the parent(s) to register the birth of their baby. This can be done during your stay at CUMH, Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1.00pm by strict appointment.

Alternatively, you can make an appointment at your nearest Registrar of Births, Marriages and Deaths office. To register, parent(s) must bring a valid photo ID, PPS numbers and an original civil (state) marriage certificate if married outside of Ireland and official translation of same, if applicable. If parents are married to each other, then only one parent need attend. If the mother is single and intends to put the father’s details on the certificate, both parents must attend. If the mother is divorced or separated, it is essential that you contact the office prior to registering. Once the mother has been discharged, parent(s) are not permitted to attend the Registration Office at CUMH.

Any queries please contact (021) 427 5126.


Children's Allowance

Bring the PPS number for registration in order to get a birth certificate. For information contact the Department of Social and Family Affairs on LoCall 1890 400 40