By Cassy Fiano-Chesser A little girl doctors said might die just celebrated her first Christmas, after defying all the odds against her. Hannah and Simon Cox, from the Sunshine Coast in Australia, received some terrifying news at their 12-week ultrasound. Their preborn baby had a “giant” omphalocele, a birth defect in which some organs extend out of the abdomen …Continue reading "Baby born with organs outside her body celebrated her first Christmas"
By Sarah Terzo Linda Serrano, of Bakersfield, CA tells her story: “I received a German measles shot two weeks before I got pregnant with my first child. I called three doctors, and none of them would accept me as a patient. They all wanted me to get an abortion. I went to a fourth doctor, …Continue reading "Multiple doctors tell woman to abort, but her baby is born perfectly healthy"
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser A mom who went into premature labor at 23 weeks was told by doctors that she was experiencing a late miscarriage and that her baby would not survive. But today, that little girl just celebrated her first birthday thanks to a decision to do everything possible to save her life. In December 2021, Lily and David …Continue reading "Told she was having a miscarriage, she chose a C-section – and saved her daughter’s life"
By Right to Life UK A mother who was expecting triplets found out she was going to have quadruplets halfway through her pregnancy while the father of her children passed out in the delivery room from shock. Gemma Robson, 35, of Whitburn, South Tyneside, was already stunned to be told she was having triplets at …Continue reading "Mother gives birth to quadruplets in time for Christmas"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation The woman with the kind smile held up the photo to the webcam so that I could view it on my computer. The picture was of a newborn baby for whom I had been praying. I had begun the prayers long before, when he was just …Continue reading "The infant boy captured my heart and renewed my faith in the inherent goodness of life"
As The Epoch Times reports, Taala was initially shocked when she discovered she was going to give birth to triplets. You see, Taala had suffered the loss of three children to miscarriage, and the news of triplets came as a complete and utter surprise. Read the whole story.Continue reading "It’s been said that good things come in “threes.”"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It’s been said that good things come in “threes.” Certainly, that proved to be the case for Miami resident Christine Taala. As The Epoch Times reports, Taala was initially shocked when she discovered she was going to give birth to triplets. You see, Taala had suffered the loss …Continue reading "Mom rejects suggestion she “selectively reduce” her triplets, says now, “The triplets are these miracle babies”"
By Michael Cook Editor’s note. This is excepted from BioEdge and is reposted with permission. Lydia and Timothy Ridgeway were conceived in April 1992 and were born in October 2022 in Portland, Oregon. They hold the record as the world’s longest frozen embryos. When they were created at an IVF clinic for an anonymous married …Continue reading "New world record for the longest frozen embryo – 30 years"
By Dave Andrusko Let me preface this by saying this is a beautiful story: “Twin sends out ‘distress signal’ from mother’s womb to save her sister’s life.” Here is Pheba M.’s lovely opening paragraph: Twins always share a special bond. They start their lives together from their mother’s womb and are known to be each others’ …Continue reading "Unborn twin’s “distress signal” saves her sister’s life"
By Bridget Sielicki A baby girl in Georgia made an unexpected arrival last week, as her mother went into labor while in a McDonald’s bathroom. Alandria Worthy and her fiancé, Deandre Phillips, were en route to the hospital when Worthy requested they stop so that she could use the McDonald’s restroom. Once she was inside, labor started …Continue reading "Baby earns nickname ‘little nugget’ after unexpected birth at McDonald’s"
By Dave Andrusko We have three daughters and one son and have been blessed with four grandchildren. Even though our youngest grandson hasn’t yet graduated from diapers, I don’t often see commercials for Pampers or Huggies or Luvs these days, or, if I do, they don’t register. But I know, from having written about many of Pampers’ commercials …Continue reading "Every baby is a little miracle, regardless of circumstances"
By Nancy Flanders In 2019, Brian and Corrine Downey welcomed their baby girl, Victory, who was born with Trisomy 13, or Patau syndrome. Children with Trisomy 13 are often labeled as “incompatible with life” and because of this, doctors often encourage abortion. Though Victory’s parents refused, they soon learned that their local hospitals didn’t value Victory’s life after birth …Continue reading "Diagnosed with Trisomy 13, doctors advised abortion, but Victory is thriving"