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In France , premarital medical certificate is a certificate for the civil marriage , established by the Vichy regime (Law of 16 December 1942) and regulated by Article 63 of the French Civil Code and L153 of the public health code , but is not more mandatory since 1January 2008 . It is completed by a doctor , in duplicate, after two separate laboratory tests and medical consultations. Its aim is threefold: a medical assessment , obstetric prevention and information of the intending spouses ( pregnancy , contraception , sexually transmitted diseases , hygiene of life).
Consultation search any information that may have an involvement in the marriage and procreation , both in the interview that the clinical examination .
Laboratory tests are prescribed: for women under age 50, blood group , Rh , seeking irregular antibodies (if risk of immunization), serology for toxoplasmosis serology and rubella (except positivity anterior negativity or older than three months).
Other tests may be offered, but are not mandatory: serology HIV , serology of syphilis , serology for hepatitis B and C.
The second consultation is an opportunity to complete and submit a medical certificate in hand, to each of the intending spouses. A genetic counseling can be offered in case of known genetic disease in the family history.
The doctor may not prohibit marriage or alert other future spouse of an anomaly that he detected in her partner.
The rubella vaccine is routinely given if the woman is not immune.
Moreover, if mother Rh negative, it will be necessary to prevent the risk of alloimmunization in maternal-fetal risk situations, and the need to inform her doctor so he could give an injection gamma globulin anti-D in 72 hours.
The certificate must contain no medical indication to preserve the confidentiality associated with the review, either to the registrar in charge of validating the marriage than to the spouse. And its practical usefulness lies in placing the spouses meet their individual responsibilities.
The common practice of premarital cohabitation and births outside marriage have considerably reduced the scope of the prenuptial certificate. 1 ] . In 2007 it was 47% of births occurring outside marriage  .
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