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Calgary widows fighting to have husbands’ names on birth certificates
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Calgary widows fighting to have husbands’ names on birth certificates

Abigail Andie Helena Brown was born June 24, 2022. But the newborn never got the chance to meet her father, Andrew Brown. Abigail’s mother Tanya conceived her years after Andrew passed away from terminal cancer. “Andrew was just the most amazing human. We met later in life and fell in love quickly, and we both loved life. I knew he was going to be an amazing father,” Tanya said.The couple had many conversations about a family after his cancer diagnosis. Read more: Calgary obstetrician says Canadians must stay vigilant when it comes to reproductive rights “When we found out he was sick, we knew chemotherapy would affect his virility and so we went to freeze his sperm. And when we realized he wouldn’t survive, we didn’t have much time left,” Tanya said. ...