By Sarah Terzo Bernard J Ficarra, M.D, who wrote the book Abortion Analyzed, writes about how life begins at conception: “A composite, unified, sacrosanct, unanimity of thought as to when life begins can be determined by studying embryologic physiology. Scientifically acknowledged pronouncements should be more acceptable in determining the onset of human life than legal …Continue reading "Embryologic physiology, not legal opinion, should show when life begins"
Here goes fact #16 for the 16th week of development inside the womb! Please share with your friends to help inform the public just how beautiful life is (especially pregnant friends who would like to know about the development of their baby!). Week 16: Many parts of the baby’s body are developing at a rapid …Continue reading "16th week of development inside the womb!"
Editor’s note. This comes from our British friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children–SPUC. An adorable website can help expectant parents track the size of their unborn babies by comparing them to real (or not so real) objects. Babysizer lets the user input how many weeks gestation their baby is at and …Continue reading "Adorable website helpful to expectant parents"
Editor’s note. The following appears on the webpage of Wisconsin Right to Life. Watch the video below to see the beginnings of life in the womb and the step-by-step process of fetal development. Thanks to National Right to Life for giving us permission to show this video online!Continue reading "Your Baby’s Development Month by Month"
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 …Continue reading "We can make a powerful case for life with “just the Facts” of fetal development"
By Sarah Terzo Here are some of Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary’s definitions of words pertaining to pregnancy and preborn children. Embryo: “The early or developing stage of any organism, especially the developing product of fertilization of the egg. In the human, the embryo is the developing individual from one week after conception to the end …Continue reading "Dorland’s Illustrated Medical Dictionary definitions the Supreme Court ignored in Roe v. Wade"
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 …Continue reading "LIFE BEFORE BIRTH: The development of the unborn child"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-life writer Melinda Tankard Reist shares the testimonies of women who regret their abortions in her book Giving Sorrow Words: Women’s Stories of Grief after Abortion. I recommend the book to pro-lifers who want to understand the trauma many women feel after their abortions. The detailed accounts of pain, grief, and loss …Continue reading "Post-abortive woman: ‘I would not have gone ahead if I’d been told the truth’"
Only those who fear the truth could object to these life-like fetal models By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation “Can I take a picture?” At least three different women posed the same question as I stood behind the educational table at a Women’s Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The women, of all different …Continue reading "Fetal models are a tremendous teaching tool to young and old alike"
By Calvin Freiburger October 21, 2019 – The biological beginning of human life has never been as controversial as the political battle over abortion would suggest, with research released this summer finding that even biologists who vote for and support legal abortion admit the procedure’s victims were alive at the moment of fertilization. Steve Jacobs …Continue reading "Academic pro-abortionists tried to kill survey finding 96% of biologists admit life begins at fertilization"
Week 4: The baby’s brain is growing so rapidly that the head makes up about 1/3 of the embryo’s entire size! By this point, an early form of the cerebellum appears, which will later control coordination and muscle control. Upper and lower limb buds also appear by 4 weeks, which indicate that arms and legs …Continue reading "Here goes fact #4"
By Sarah Terzo A pro-abortion writer wrote the following in Time magazine: “The antiabortion cause has been aided by scientific advances that have complicated American attitudes about abortion. Prenatal ultrasound, which has allowed the general public to see fetuses inside the womb and understand that they have a human shape beginning around eight weeks into …Continue reading "Pro-choice author: Scientific advances helped pro-life movement"