A first step…

article-1354693-0d12fadc000005dc-979_468x340The Austrian government has decided to provide for the possibility of official registration, legal documentation and naming of stillborn children. This was so far not possible. Parents who wish so, will get a birth and a death certificate with their child’s name.

This is meaningful for the parents,but it is also a step towards the legal recognition of the dignity of unborn children, as well as their quality as “persons”.