© 2022 Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

Mailing Address:
Horizons Plaza P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Buffalo Toronto Public Media | Phone 716-845-7000
WBFO Newsroom | Phone: 716-845-7040
Your NPR Station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Governor signs bill to recognize babies of still births


By Chris Jamele

Buffalo, NY – Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law the Certificate of Still Birth Bill, a measure co-sponsored by Senator Timothy Kennedy.

The bill affords that babies who are still born are recognized as having existed, a condition not offered with the previous fetal death certificates.

The bill has been stalled for nearly a decade and will benefit thousands of families every year.