Pro-life activist shares remarkable scan of 12-week-old preborn baby’s brain

By Nancy Flanders  Pro-life activist Albany Rose recently shared a detailed ultrasound image of a friend’s 12-week-old preborn child. The image clearly shows the two hemispheres of the brain from the top — an ultrasound scan few will ever see. “I was hanging out with a girl friend last night, and she brought up how her friends newest …

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Religion Has Nothing To Do With When Life Begins

By Sarah Terzo “… I submit that religion, philosophy, and private opinion have nothing to do with this issue. I further submit that it is a commonplace of modern biology, known to every high-school student and no doubt to you the reader as well, that the life of every individual organism, human or not, begins …

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LIFE BEFORE BIRTH: The development of the unborn child

By Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life The life of a human being begins at fertilization (or conception), when a sperm cell fuses with an oocyte (egg) to produce a new human organism. This individual is called a zygote at the one-cell stage of development, an embryo through the first eight weeks, and a fetus from …

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As cute as it gets: Singer lovingly documents wife’s two pregnancies in time-lapse video

By Dave Andrusko I first watched “From Bump to Buzz” a while back and I’ve made it a habit to periodically view the time-lapse video again and again. It’s a delightful 3 minute, 9 second video released online by Tom Fletcher, the lead singer of the British band McFly that documented, virtually every day, the …

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Dr. Landrum Shettles on fetal development from third month on

By Sarah Terzo Dr. Landrum Shettles (“Rites of Life, The Scientific Evidence for Life Before Birth,” Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1983) described the activities and development of the fetus in utero from the third month on, based on his own observations: “Activity is far from merely random, by the end of the [third …

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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 …

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