Birth certificate gives facts A woman who lives as if she is a man cannot be recorded as the father on her child’s birth certificate, the Court of Appeal ruled in late April. The Christian Institute The judges upheld the High Court’s ruling, saying the law requires those who give birth to be listed as mothers. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.