First impressions from the first weeks of parenthood–a crash course in selflessness By Tamara El-Rahi Just under four weeks ago, my husband and I were overjoyed to welcome our first child – little Emma Maria, named after our mothers. In the lead-up, my main fears revolved around the experience of labour. I hoped for a …Continue reading "New baby, new wonders"
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 …Continue reading "Doctors and nurses care for unborn baby for 107 days, Lourenco’s birth a “miracle”"
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 …Continue reading "Baby is born to mom 55 days after she is declared brain-dead"
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 …Continue reading "Adorable twins don’t realise yet they’ve been born"
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 …Continue reading "Young woman in India delivers five baby girls"
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 …Continue reading "The birth of their 100th great-grandchild: “Our response to Hitler”"
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 …Continue reading "A baby’s life, 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 …Continue reading "No less sacred before birth than after birth"
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 …Continue reading "Baby delivered while mother in coma wakes her mom with a lick to the cheek"
By Chelsea Zimmerman “Smarter Every Day “ is one of my favorite channels on YouTube. I’m not a big science/physics buff. But Destin manages to make it all really fun and interesting. A few years ago I shared with you one of my favorite SED videos “Why You Didn’t Die at Childbirth“, explaining how human …Continue reading "Childbirth Changes Hearts"
Smarter Every Day is one of my favorite channels on YouTube. I’m not a big science/physics buff. But Destin manages to make it all really fun and interesting. A few years ago I shared with you one of my favorite SED videos “Why You Didn’t Die at Childbirth“, explaining how human beings go from breathing …Continue reading "Childbirth Changes Hearts"
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, …Continue reading "I Can’t Fix This"