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Justyna and Rafal Sliwa (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

New York City Medical Examiner’s Office Admits Mixing Up Remains Of 2 Stillborn Babies

A horrible medical mix-up has left a Brooklyn family mourning the death of the wrong baby. And they still don’t know where their child’s body is.

08/02/2012

New York Senate (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

NY Legislature Approves Bill Allowing Birth Certificates For Stillborn Children

The Certificate of Still Birth Bill was first introduced in New York in 2003, but failed to pass because opponents feared it would impinge on abortion rights. The language of the bill has since been rewritten to address those concerns.

06/29/2011