Abortion survivor tells of two more miracles: her two daughters

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared in the February edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this story, and all the wonderful content, with your pro-life friends and family. To many, the January 24 March for Life may seem like “old news.” But is not for the hundreds of thousands who participated …

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Inspiring Hope by loving people, encouraging them, helping them to become the best versions of themselves

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa survived a prostaglandin abortion in 1977. She has spoken around the world, including at many National Right to Life convention, and written many articles, including for NRL News. Inspire Hope. This was the theme of a banquet for the Hope Pregnancy Center in Pontiac, Illinois, which I spoke at …

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Pain Travels Through Families Until….

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa survived a saline abortion in 1977. She has spoken all over the world and at many National Right to Life conventions. This appeared on her blog and is reposted with permission. The pain of my birthmother’s abortion ends with me. Instead of continuing its devastation throughout our children’s lives …

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Abortion Survivors and Former Clinic Workers-More Alike than Different

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This ran on the blog of Melissa Ohden. Melissa is the survivor of a “failed” saline abortion in 1977. She speaks all over the world including at many National Right to Life Conventions. She has often written for NRL News Today. Reposted with permission. What do former abortion clinic workers …

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Timely medical care is of the utmost importance for a child who survives an abortion. It should not depend on which doctor is on call

Editor’s note. The following testimony was submitted by Melissa Ohden to a special House Committee that conducted a hearing Tuesday on “End Infanticide: Examining the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.” Mrs. Ohden is herself an abortion survivor. Thank you so much for your continued commitment to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. I wish that …

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Validation for men unable to save their unborn children

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. This appeared on Melissa’s blog. Melissa is an abortion survivor who has spoken all over the world, including National Right to Life’s annual conventions. “When I heard you talking tonight about how often coercion and force happen in abortions, it really hit me. That was my experience. It was my …

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“Take this validation as yours. And allow it heal and transform you.”

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Melissa survived a saline abortion in 1977. A published author, she has spoken all over the world, including many times at National Right to Life’s annual convention. “When I heard you talking tonight about how often coercion and force happen in abortions, it really hit me. That was my experience. …

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What “Failure” Looks Like

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. In 1977, Melissa survived a saline abortion. She will speaking at this year’s National Right to Life Convention. Please go to nrlconvention.com for information about registering. The following appeared on her Facebook page. Looking back at me on Facebook is the beautiful, smiling face of a young woman. She’s a …

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