BBC’s “Inside the Human Body” shows amazing in utero development of human face

By Dave Andrusko Over the years I have been fascinated by the skill of the BBC at offering absolutely amazing examples of science developed with laypeople in mind. But replete with spectacular graphics, it’s a series on “Inside the Human Body” that may be the most captivating of all. Although it first appeared way back, it wasn’t until later …

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At 15 weeks, unborn babies have already reached major developmental markers

By Dave Andrusko On Wednesday we wrote about a press conference held  concerning the reintroduction of the “Protecting Pain-Capable Unborn Children from Late-Term Abortions Act” which surveys show has very strong support among the American people. Pro-life champions Senator Lindsey Graham and Congressman Chris Smith reintroducing this legislation to protect these children from a hideously …

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How to respond to the pro-abortion ‘It’s just a clump of cells’ argument

By Liana Joy, Secular Pro-Life “It’s just a clump of cells, not a baby.” Most pro-lifers won’t go more than a month or two without hearing this stubborn phrase. Pro-choicers often chant it as a one-liner to shoot down a pro-lifer’s honest argument or just to express their unyielding abortion support. In cases where they actually …

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Following the actual science leads inevitably to a pro-life conclusion

By Bonnie Finnerty, Education Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation While the celestial heavens and the deepest pockets of the ocean remain mysterious to us on many levels, modern technology has made them less so, providing new and fascinating insights that we once lacked.  The same is true of another once baffling frontier: the womb. Although it …

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Facts 37 and 38 for the 37th and 38th weeks of development inside the womb.

Weeks 37 and 38: The baby is about the size of a honeydew melon at about 6 and a half pounds…but he will gain half a pound a week! The child is now considered “full term” and will be out any minute. The baby’s lungs are more than likely capable of adjusting to life outside …

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Pro-abortion authors describe brain development of preborn baby

By Sarah Terzo Pro-abortion authors Harold J Morowitz and James S Trefil wrote about an embryo’s brain: “… All three regions of the brain develop together, and the cells that will give rise to all of them are clearly visible in the four-week embryo… “The development of the brain is a smooth continuum, with no place …

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