The essay examines the applicability of art. 279 of the Italian civil code (c.c.) to the «new category of unrecognizable children». These are the cases of those born through assisted re-production technologies (ART) prohibited by law 40 of 2004 and examined by the Italian Constitutional Court in judgments nos. 32 and 33 of 2021. This interpretative solution of art. 279 c.c., read in the light of art. 30 of the Constitution can constitute a suitable remedy for the protection of the interest and the recognition of the rights of the child, in line with the case law of the Court of Strasbourg and Luxembourg which leave the choice of the remedy for the recognition of the consolidated parenting relationship of intention and care to national law, provided that it presents modalities that guarantee the effectiveness of protection and the speed of their implementation.