Every birth is worth a city-wide celebration

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This repost of a story that appeared a while back in NRL News Today reminds us that each and every one of us is unique and invaluable. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It was one of those uplifting stories you may not have seen in your daily Facebook …

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Mom and her nine babies are home in Mali after record-breaking birth in Morocco

By Dave Andrusko After more than a year, Halima Cissé and the first-ever set of surviving nonuplets have made their way home from Morocco to Mali. “The Ministry of Health and Social Development of Mali announced on Dec. 13 that the nonuplets, nine babies born at once who made history in May 2021, had safely travelled from …

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The birth of her baby: “Nothing would ever be the same again”

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was a red-hot day in June—a preview of summer’s sweltering attractions. I looked at my reflection as I made my way through the glass doors of the hospital. It was the day that I had been waiting nine months for and yet, strangely enough, I …

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Czech woman gives birth 117 days after declared brain dead

By Michael Cook A Czech woman has given birth 117 days after brain death. Doctors at Brno University Hospital kept the woman alive for 17 weeks so that they could save her child. A healthy girl was delivered on August 15 by Caesarean section. The 27-year old unnamed woman was in her 16th week of …

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Mom gives birth midflight; airline names the plane after her baby

By Texas Right to Life Earlier this month, the airline JetBlue hosted the youngest customer in the company’s history. While a flight from Puerto Rico to Florida was still in the air, a mother gave birth to a healthy baby boy and the flight crew captured images of the unexpected arrival. JetBlue released a statement …

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“My three Christmas miracles”: Triplets safely home after parents reject suggestion they abort one or more

By Dave Andrusko It’s no secret to moms who’ve carried twins, let alone triplets, that there can be significant complications along the way. And when Katie Johnson went in for her 12 week scan, the doctors gave her frightening news, as she told Lucy Laing of the Daily Mail. The triplets were not growing as …

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Fighting inoperative brain cancer, teen delivers “miracle baby”

Dana Scatton says, “This battle has already been won” By Dave Andrusko People magazine categorized Dana Scatton’s story under “human interest,” which surely qualifies as the understatement of 2018. This incredibly brave 18-year-old gave birth January 4th to Aries Marie, less than a month after receiving a diagnosis that she had an inoperative brain tumor. …

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Teen diagnosed with brain tumor in third trimester gives birth to healthy daughter

By Nancy Flanders Dana Scatton celebrated her 18th birthday on January 11. But on this birthday she was in the hospital and in the fight of her life. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor while seven months pregnant, she was given just months to live. At 33 weeks gestation, just a couple of weeks after …

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Mother in coma with aggressive cancer gives birth to baby

Carrie DeKlyen would not abort her baby to remain in clinical trial By Dave Andrusko There is courage and there is courage. And there is faith and there is faith. Carrie and Nick DeKlyen of Wyoming, Michigan have a good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over of both. While in a coma and …

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