To mark the 75th anniversary of the NHS, the Labour Party is offering people the chance to find out which baby number they were.

An estimated 52 million babies have been delivered in England and Wales by NHS staff since the organisation’s founding in 1948; and now you can use this calculator to find out which number you were: NHS Baby number (

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The page will ask you to enter your date of birth, or date of birth of a relative, and then add your email address to receive the result.

On the page it says: The baby number calculation is our best guess using census data, available until December 2021, assuming you are one of the vast majority of babies born on the NHS in England and Wales.”


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