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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-12.48: Provision of copy of brochure to pregnant patients.

3. A health care professional shall provide to each patient to whom that individual is providing prenatal care, as early as practicable in the health care professional's therapeutic relationship with the patient, preferably in the first trimester, a copy of the brochure prepared by the Division of Family Health Services in the Department of Health that may be downloaded from the website of the department, which is designed to answer common questions about umbilical cord and placental blood donation and storage, including the NMDP-affiliated public umbilical cord blood bank and private umbilical cord blood bank options and the differences between and benefits of these options. The health care professional shall offer to discuss the information contained in the brochure with the patient.

L.2007, c.247, s.3; amended 2012, c.17, s.204.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

Older versions of 26:2H-12.48 (if available):

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