See IES Wizard Add a Newborn to a Household
A written application is not required to add a baby born to a woman receiving: Moms & Babies, FamilyCare, All Kids Assist, AABD, ACA Adult or Former Foster Care. The only information needed is the baby's name, birth date, and sex. Add the baby to Moms & Babies as soon as you learn of the birth.
IES attempts to automatically add the newborn to the mother's case when the mother's case was submitted electronically. That process can fail due to various designed exceptions. When this occurs IES will create an exception task in the Newborn Add queue for the DHS Newborn Unit to resolve. See IES Wizard Newborn Exceptions.
IES determines that a child is a deemed newborn when the worker enters a 'Yes' response to this question on the Newborn-Details screen:
Designated providers who have access to ABE may submit a Record of Birth via the Provider Portal. IES then attempts to add the newborn automatically to the correct active IES case (see PM 18-03-03 for more information).
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