Fact #29 for the 29th week of development.

Week 29: Much is happening at 29 weeks! Different organs are changing rapidly…for one, the baby’s eyes are getting to a more focused state. If the mother feels consistent taps from inside their belly, that might be the baby hiccuping (probably from all the nutrients he/she is getting from the mother’s digested food!). If the …

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Amazing Computer Animation Shows 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, its series a few years back on “Inside the Human Body” may be the most captivating  of all. Although it first appeared way back, …

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A Pro-Life Response to criticism that it is “unscientific” to say “human life begins at fertilization”

By Elijah Thompson Editor’s note. In this latest installment of what appeared a year ago in NRL News Today, we’ve chosen a very well done critique of the nonsense that life does not begin at conception. It first appeared at “The Fetal Position” and is reposted with permission. Occasionally a pro-choice person will give me …

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Ingeniously documenting the continuity of human life from the beginning up to and beyond birth

By Dave Andrusko Like so many of other grandparents, my wife and I eagerly view the photos our middle daughter sends us of her young son, now almost two.  We do so via text every day, so you might think I wouldn’t be amazed how much change there’s been in just the last two months. …

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Even very pro-choice biologists acknowledge a human life begins at fertilization

By Secular Pro-Life Reposted with permission. If you haven’t already, you should really read Biologists’ Consensus on ‘When Life Begins’, a dissertation by Steve Jacobs out of the University of Chicago. This blog post is going to be long, so here’s the summary: Most Americans think “When does human life begin?” is an important question …

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