By Laura Nicole After spending 23 years caring for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) infants and their families, nurse Katrina Mullen has officially become an adoptive mother of a teen mom and her three babies. Mullen, who works at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis, met the 14-year-old mother, Shariya Small, when she gave birth to her three premature …Continue reading "NICU nurse adopts premature triplets… and their teen mom: ‘I wanted them to stay together’"
Editor’s note. In December 2016, Jean Garton, my friend of more than 30 years and a phenomenal pro-life author and speaker, passed away. Periodically I re-run one of the great, great columns she wrote for NRL News from the author of the pro-life classic “Who Broke the Baby?” In a classroom of six-year-olds, the teacher …Continue reading "There are no unwanted children, only unfound parents"
By Bridget Sielicki After waiting on an adoption list for over two years, Philip and Laci Neary received what they’re calling a Christmas miracle — a newborn baby girl. The Largo, Florida couple told ABC Action News that they received an unexpected phone call last week from their adoption agency, letting them know that an infant had just been surrendered at a hospital. …Continue reading "Christmas Blessing: Florida couple adopts newborn surrendered under safe haven law"
By Patty Knap Twenty years ago, Monique was living with her mom in northern California and was involved with a church youth group. She had never known her father and knew she had been conceived in an unplanned pregnancy. Now at 17 she found herself pregnant. Adding to the shock was realizing she was not …Continue reading "Adoption within her family a blessing for Monique"
By Bridget Sielicki An Indiana police officer and his wife have adopted a baby girl rescued through a Safe Haven Baby Box. WNDU reports that Bruce and Shelby Faltynski adopted baby Myah on November 18, National Adoption Day, months after she was found surrendered in the baby box. Safe Haven Baby Box is an organization that installs temperature-controlled, monitored boxes …Continue reading "Indiana officer and wife adopt baby surrendered in Safe Haven Baby Box"
By Sherri Pigue In general, you don’t even realize it – until you stop and think about it. You’re walking among holes. They are everywhere. Certainly they are felt by the women who have aborted their babies. Ever-present holes – where lives once lived. Over 63 million holes created since 1973 – just here in …Continue reading "The choice that prevents holes: Adoption"
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser | On November 18th, National Adoption Day, courtrooms across the country celebrated new families created through adoption. Florida In West Palm Beach, 21 children traded foster care for forever families, their ages ranging from 11 months to 16 years old. The Palm Beach Post reported there are still 37 children in Palm Beach County seeking families …Continue reading "National Adoption Day ceremonies bring families together across the nation"
By Micaiah Bilger Editor’s note. November is Adoption Awareness Month. Micaiah Bilger was Education Director for the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation when she wrote this story. As I sit here at my desk and type, I can see my little sister’s picture in the corner of my eye. Her face is vibrant as she poses in …Continue reading "Simple Reminders about the Value of Adoption"
By Dave Andrusko Kami Rieck tells us in the headline that “Adoption is Not a Substitute for Abortion” . Let’s take some time to see why Rieck, a “transracial adoptee growing up in Indiana,” feels the way she does. First, the headline is misleading; authors often don’t write them. Rather, more accurately, “adoption is not …Continue reading "An adoptee says adoption is no alternative to abortion. Here’s why she’s wrong."
Direct Moms to FindHelpLa.com By Ben Clapper, Executive Director, Louisiana Right to Life November is National Adoption Month, and Louisiana Right to Life is doing everything we can to share the good news that infant adoption is good for moms and babies! Did you know that nationally only 0.1% of pregnancies result in an infant …Continue reading "Local Mom Chooses Adoption!"
By Patty Knap A recent CBS News segment highlighted the impact of adoption in a family’s life, illustrating the importance of this life-affirming option for pregnancy moms. Tears came to Shawna Austin’s eyes in the clip as she recalled finding herself pregnant at age 20, and holding her newborn son, whom she named Riley. Not …Continue reading "Now more than ever adoption is a crucial part of pregnancy help"
By Dave Andrusko As the New York Yankees star outfielder, Aaron Judge knows baseball history. He knew Roger Maris held the single season American League record for homeruns—61—and once he tied the record, it took him 6 days pressure packed days to hit #62. Tuesday night he crushed one high and deep to leftfield and …Continue reading "Yankee slugger Judge hits #62, credits the constant support he had from his adoptive parents"