Category Archives: Fetal Development

9 months in four minutes–“ Life in the Womb”

By Dave Andrusko I always love to watch well-done stories of fetal development, even more so of late now that our daughter-in-law has had two wonderful babies. NRL News Today has written about many YouTube videos; here’s

State Fairs and the Continuity of Life

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the

New Study Sheds Light on Prenatal Cognition

Very little infants do that the unborn haven’t done first By Caitlin Fikes I believe that there is a common and insidious cultural misconception with regards to fetuses: the subtle idea that birth is the true beginning

“A Baby’s First Months” follows the development of the unborn child in utero from fertilization until birth

National Right to Life’s wonderful educational pamphlet “A Baby’s First Months” is a truly remarkable, full-color brochure which follows the development of the unborn child in utero from fertilization until birth. It documents the development milestones that

The [fetal] model answer to ending abortion

SPUC has sold thousands of these sets since they were developed in 1990.

By Alithea Williams Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Growing up in a pro-life home, I was always very aware of the facts of life in the

The Real Lesson of “Juno”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran several years ago. I am re-running this today because the undeniable pro-life message of “Juno” is a source of constant annoyance to its pro-abortion participants and because Newsbusters’ Katie Yoder

Science confirms that human life begins at fertilization

By Luke Faulkner The scientific community continues to prove that human life begins at conception (fertilization). In their latest edition of The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, professors Keith Moore, TVN Persaud, and Mark Torchia shed significant

“I can remember when you fit in the palm of my hand”

By Dave Andrusko Each Friday I send out a “picker upper” to members of a class I teach. Scrounging around for just the right song I landed on “Let Them be Little.” It is not about abortion

5 videos that show abortion ends the lives of real human beings

By Kristi Burton Brown Note: There are no graphic images of abortion in the videos included below. In today’s modern age, it’s difficult to avoid the fact that unborn human beings are alive, growing, unique individuals –

Must Viewing: “The Biology of Prenatal Development”

By Dave Andrusko “Biologically speaking, human development begins at fertilization, when a woman and a man each combine 23 of their own chromosomes through the union of their reproductive cells.” — Opening of “The Biology of Prenatal Development.”

Oklahoma finds creative ways to increase awareness about the growth and development of unborn babies

Tony Lauinger, State Chairman of Oklahomans For Life

By Dave Andrusko Anytime–emphasis on anytime–pro-lifers find additional ways to help an abortion-minded woman understand the development of the child she is carrying and that she has options beyond abortion, the first response is a mixture of

Your Baby’s Development Month by Month

Editor’s note. The following appears on the webpage of Wisconsin Right to Life. Watch the video below to see the beginnings of life in the womb and the step-by-step process of fetal development. Thanks to National Right