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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Making the case for life with “just the facts” about fetal development

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation As a journalism student, I was taught never assume. Yet, as a radio reporter, when covering the issue of abortion, I assumed that my listeners knew the basics about abortion. The huge irony here is that I myself did not have a fundamental knowledge of abortion–in …

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Here goes fact #26 of 40 Weeks 40 Facts!

Week 26: By this time, the baby’s eyes can produce tears, the nose is fully “operational” and can detect odors, and the baby can produce deeper “breaths” (of amniotic fluid!). The child’s brain has increased brain activity, so they might respond to certain noises with increased activity or pulse rate.  The baby weighs about 2 …

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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, it’s a series a few years back on “Inside the Human Body” that may be the most captivating  of all. Although it first appeared way …

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