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21 years after her own premature birth, Sophie Proud is now a neonatal nurse helping preemies survive

By Dave Andrusko The British love to compare the weight of premature babies to a 2lb, 2oz in a bag of sugar. By that standard, 21 years ago, Sophie Proud was the original “sugar bag baby.” Only

Born weighing 1 pound, ‘miracle baby’ Christian is his mother’s joy

By Danny David 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

Mother of preemie sadly concludes “life and death” abortion decision “a woman’s to make alone”

By Dave Andrusko This particular essay, by Sarah Russo, originally dealt with the federal version of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. But with the measure having just passed two states (Ohio and Kentucky) and introduced in

Baby LynLee Hope, born twice, survives risky in utero surgery and is now thriving

By Dave Andrusko Imagine, if you can, what was going through Margaret Boemer’s mind. The Lewisville, Texas mom had already lost one of her unborn twins before the second trimester when doctors recommended she abort the second

Mom who almost died shares her incredible birth story

By Kristi Burton Brown Purely by accident, Ashley Costanzo started a viral trend on social media. It all started with a desire to share a little bit of her daughter Everly’s story with the world. Everly is

Premature baby born at 24 weeks overcomes the odds

By Nancy Flanders Premature babies are defying the odds at increasing rates. Baby Sebastian is one of them. He was born during the second trimester of pregnancy at 24 weeks gestation weighing just 1 pound, 13 ounces,

Pregnant British mom refuses doctors advice to abort premature baby, one year later son is healthy

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. NRL News Today’s last post for 2015 will be this Wednesday. Each day, over the next three days, we will repost two of the stories our readers “liked” the most in 2015.

British mom brings home “little miracle” born at just 23 weeks

By Dave Andrusko Donna Burgess calls the last five months “a whirlwind.” To put it mildly, the 32-year-old from Kensington in Liverpool, England, was understating the journey she and Little Wade Burgess have experienced since June 14.

Miracle British Mom delivers baby while in coma

By Dave Andrusko Colvina Jolin, a first-time mother, was 23 weeks pregnant and in perfect health when suddenly she felt an ‘intense headache’ while doing housework. The British mom cried out to her husband Matt and then

Baby boy born premature to Virginia couple whose baby announcement went viral

Family asks for prayers By Dave Andrusko The couple whose inspirational video about their unexpected pregnancy went viral, is now asking for prayers for their son, Kaleb, who was delivered by C-Section Tuesday 16 weeks premature. Posting

More babies born extremely premature are surviving, study finds

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. This appeared in the September digital edition of National Right to Life News at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsSept2015.pdf. Please pass along this and other stories to your

“Miracle baby” born at 23 weeks proving “everyone wrong”

By Dave Andrusko Whatever their overall position on abortion, many British newspapers and tabloids love to run stories about babies who were born prematurely just before the legal limit to abort–24 weeks. The latest miracle baby is