For the record, two contemporary accounts: here and here from the local media of last April 18. Despite all this publicity, the Palins didn't want their child to be included in the hospital website's list. Privacy? Oversight? Accident? Oh, and in response to some readers:

A person may obtain only his or her own birth certificate, except for parents who may obtain their own child's certificate. Access to birth records becomes available to the public 100 years after the event.

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(Photo: Sarah Palin on March 14, 2008.)

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