By Dave Andrusko A story that appeared in the New Scientist today headlined “Coronavirus: What we know so far about risks to pregnancy and babies” concludes that while we are still in the early stages of research, the severe covid-19 virus “doesn’t seem to pass to fetuses.” The basis for Jessica Hamzelou’s encouraging post was …Continue reading "Initial studies say Coronavirus does not pass to unborn babies or to newborns"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation It was one of those Facebook posts which breaks your heart. A young mother who had just given birth to twins found out that one of her newborn baby boys was in medical trouble. He was flown to a distant children’s hospital where he could receive …Continue reading "The only difference between a baby who is born prematurely and a baby fighting for life after a botched abortion is location: the NICU."
By Texas Right to Life To casual observers, 9-month-old Matteo DiMartino looks like a normal, happy baby meeting all his milestones and being showered with love from his parents. However, just last year his parents were unsure if their son would live past birth, let alone to almost a year. Newsday reports [https://www.newsday.com/news/health/baby-rare-cyst-surgery-1.41109131] that at …Continue reading "Baby given less than 10% chance of survival thriving after surgery"
By Bridget Sielicki A newborn girl was saved after she was safely surrendered in a Safe Haven baby box in Seymour, Indiana, late last month. The girl’s rescue, the first at this location, comes less than a year after the box was installed. The surrender was the fifth time that a baby has been placed …Continue reading "Months after student raised funds to install Indiana baby box, it saved a baby girl’s life"
Watch the oral arguments here. By Texas Right to Life The Second Court of Appeals in Fort Worth heard oral arguments today in the Baby Tinslee Lewis case. After a judge in January ruled against the child, which would have allowed the hospital to legally pull the plug on her against her mother’s will, the …Continue reading "Baby Tinslee case heard in Second Court of Appeals"
Hospital denied the baby’s mother’s request to continue life-sustaining treatment AUSTIN –Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Gov. Greg Abbott today filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Second Court of Appeals, urging the court to reverse a lower court’s order and grant baby T.L.’s family a temporary injunction until the case is resolved to protect …Continue reading "Texas AG Paxton: Baby T.L.’s Right to Life Must be Protected"
By Dave Andrusko Emily Norris, now seven, was born with a condition so rare it literally does not have a name. Whatever it might be, Emily is thought to be among only 13 people in the world to have the genetic condition. That lack of diagnostic precision did not stop doctors from advising her mother, …Continue reading "Emily Norris has a genetic condition so rare it has no name, but her parents unconditionally rejected suggestion she be aborted"
By Texas Right to Life The 2nd Court of Appeals in Fort Worth granted Baby Tinslee Lewis emergency relief, meaning the hospital cannot pull the plug on her while the appeal is pending. The date of the appeal is not yet set. The 2nd Court of Appeals will be the same court to hear Baby …Continue reading "BREAKING: Baby Tinslee Lewis wins emergency relief"
By Texas Right to Life January 2– Judge Sandee Marion, Chief Justice of the 4th Court of Appeals, denied Baby Tinslee Lewis a temporary injunction. The decision will allow Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth to pull the plug on the 11-month-old, but the family will appeal today’s anti-Life decision. Trinity Lewis, Tinslee’s mother, …Continue reading "BREAKING: Judge denies Baby Tinslee temporary injunction"
By Nancy Flanders Morgan Hill spent the first few moments after her birth like so many of us do. She was cleaned up, wrapped up, and fed by her mother. However, it’s the shocking moments after this that changed the course of her life. Mired in an extramarital affair, Hill’s biological mother was the only …Continue reading "Found in a Dumpster as a Newborn, Morgan Tells Her Story to Save Lives"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note, This appears on page four of the December digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please be sure to share the latest edition with your pro-life family and friends. It has become a lovely tradition in hospitals around the nation: dressing newborn babies …Continue reading "The belief that life has infinite, irreplaceable value– as plain as a red sweater on a newborn baby’s back"
By Texas Right to Life Twins Dylan and Deiniol Zimunya were born at just 25 weeks gestation. The boys weighed in at a mere 2 lbs and 1 lb 9 oz at birth. Their arrival came unexpectedly after their mother, Hannah, went into labor prematurely and gave birth two days later in the hospital. The …Continue reading "Newborn twin saves brothers life with a hug"