New Pennsylvania Law Allows Birth Certificates for Stillborns

Three weeks before she was due to give birth, Heidi Kauffman of Port Royal, Pa., found out the baby she carried for nearly nine months had died. After enduring a painful labor to deliver Kail, Kauffmann went home to a nursery stocked with gifts from her baby shower without her baby. Instead of a birth certificate, she got a death certificate. But after a six-year battle, Kauffman has won the right to receive a Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth for baby Kail, a victory she hopes...Full Story
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