Doctors and nurses care for unborn baby for 107 days, Lourenco’s birth a “miracle”

By Dave Andrusko Lucy Thornton, writing for the British publication, The Mirror, explained today When the doctor declared: “Baby Lourenco has been born and he has cried,” cheers erupted from the nurses who had spent the past 107 days caring for the unborn tot. So, the baby had been prenatally diagnosed with some malady that …

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Baby is born to mom 55 days after she is declared brain-dead

By Dave Andrusko The medical community in Poland is hailing it as nothing short of a miracle. “Baby Wojtus” was born two months after his mother was declared brain-dead and, according to the Daily Mail, was recently discharged from a hospital in the western Polish city of Wroclaw. The Daily Mail reports that Wojtus’s birth …

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Adorable twins don’t realise yet they’ve been born

Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. The twins’ embrace is so precious you may shed a tear of two of joy and happiness. These twins share a special bond. This beautiful video was taken just minutes after a set of twins’ birth by French nurse …

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Young woman in India delivers five baby girls

By Dave Andrusko Employees at a district hospital in Raipur, India, call the quintuplets born Saturday ‘five-star babies’ as they are probably the most premature quintuplets ever born in India. Raipur is the capital of the state of Chhattisgarh in central India. As of the report, filed by the Times of India’s Ishita Mishra on …

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The birth of their 100th great-grandchild: “Our response to Hitler”

By Dave Andrusko Over the weekend, a friend forwarded this to me. I’m guessing she ran across it, because it ran last year. The entire post from “Jewish Mom: Inspiration from One Jewish Mother to Another,” is as brief as it is powerful. The author of the blog writes of a couple, now in their …

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A baby’s life, no less sacred before birth than after birth

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appeared in the March edition of National Right to Life News at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMarch2016.pdf. You can read the entire 41-page edition there and then forward selected stories or the entire issue using your social networks. Recently, a friend of mine, ever-sunny Robin, was all set …

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No less sacred before birth than after birth

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Recently, a friend of mine, ever-sunny Robin, was all set to serve as a volunteer on a women’s retreat weekend. Then she learned that her beloved grandchild in utero, Quinn, had to be delivered by C-section the next morning. She left the retreat, bound for her daughter-in-law’s …

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Baby delivered while mother in coma wakes her mom with a lick to the cheek

By Dave Andrusko Up until her 37th week, Louise Bonfield of Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England had experienced an uneventful pregnancy. And when her right arm and leg began tingling, she was told by a doctor that it was merely a “trapped nerve.” But subsequently when her mother, Maggie Bonfield, saw her daughter’s face sag and …

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I Can’t Fix This

By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. Editor’s note. This story appears in the May online edition of National Right to Life News. This story, and all the stories in the 39-page edition, can be found at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMay2015.pdf. Melissa’s story first ran on The Mighty (the mighty.com) in March 2015. When I asked for permission to reprint, …

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Amazing photos taken seconds after birth show newborns in all their beautiful sublime grittiness

By Dave Andrusko I’m guessing that on a first take, I might not be the only one to be of (at least) two minds about photographer Christian Berthelot’s “Cesar,” which is part of the Circulation(s) festival on view at Centquatre in Paris. “The French artist captures babies in their first moments of life — specifically, …

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