NPR omits discussion of preborn child’s humanity from print version of story on pregnancy loss

By Anne Marie Williams, RN, BSN  A recent NPR [National Public Radio] Life Kit article, “What to Do if You – or Someone You Love – Is Going Through Pregnancy Loss”,” touched on some key points of the grieving process after miscarriage and stillbirth while glossing over or failing to mention others. Interestingly, some of …

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Online memorial garden launches to help moms honor miscarried and stillborn children

The Garden of Remembrance is a place where parents can honor the life of their baby. By Clare Marie Merkowsky Editor’s note. The repost of a story that appeared a year ago in NRL News Today is a beautiful testimony to human kindness and the importance of remembrance. NOKESVILLE, Virginia– A flower garden has been launched …

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Our cultural gaslighting of women who miscarry before 20 weeks

Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of Secular Pro-Life and is reposted with permission. In early 2019, I miscarried one of my twins. I had already known how common miscarriage is, and I suspected that when I began talking publicly about my miscarriage, people I’ve known for years would quietly let me know they …

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Hospital’s Attitude Adds to Couple’s Heartbreak

By Sarah Terzo Lindsey and April Woods lost their daughter Remy to a miscarriage in the second trimester. Remy was diagnosed in utero with 45x/46xy, a rare disorder that can cause severe disabilities. April and Lindsey refused abortion. April recalls a conversation with the doctors: At one point I asked “What’s worst-case scenario here” because …

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Thoughts on miscarriage: I lost my baby, but she lived her life fully

The three weeks when we were aware of LaeLae’s life were absolutely glorious. By Stephanie Gray Connors December 1, 2020 (Love Unleashes Life) — On October 8, a second line on a pregnancy test would declare that I was a first-time momma at the ripe age of 40. My husband and I received this news …

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After miscarriage, father is shocked at how developed his 14 week old baby was

By Sarah Terzo A man whose wife had a miscarriage: “A few months ago, my wife miscarried twins she was carrying. One, a boy, was lost at 14 weeks. The second, a girl, was lost at 16 weeks. The boy was lost at home. “My question is an honest one-have any of you who believe …

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Ambulance driver shocked by humanness of miscarried child

By Sarah Terzo A pro-life author wrote about an ambulance driver who saw a miscarriage: “I spoke with one person, a trained ambulance attendant for many years and mother of 5, who had witnessed a woman having a miscarriage in early pregnancy. She was astonished at the humanness of the perfectly formed child, but 4 …

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Online memorial garden launches to help moms honor miscarried and stillborn children

The Garden of Remembrance is a place where parents can honor the life of their baby. By Clare Marie Merkowsky NOKESVILLE, Virginia, May 14, 2020 – A flower garden has been launched online that dedicates a “memorial flower” to miscarried or stillborn babies, allowing mothers and fathers to have a lasting, public remembrance of their beloved lost …

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How the grief of pregnancy loss shows the value of preborn human beings

By Susanne Maynes On a beautiful autumn afternoon about a year ago, I played with three of my grandchildren in their backyard while their parents went to an ultrasound appointment. We were all excited to hear about the progress of this pregnancy in particular, because my daughter-in-law was carrying twins. Today’s appointment at 18 weeks …

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How Legal Abortion Twists Society’s Response to Miscarriages

By Dr. Jacqueline Abernathy, Assistant Professor of Public Administration at Tarleton State University October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month, a time when we remember children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, and SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), and the families they have left behind. As a mother who has lost two of my children to …

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Abortion’s War on Miscarriage: Taking Back Our Children

By Kyle Townes For generations the abortion industry has directly impacted the way miscarriages are experienced across America. This includes the medical profession that has been deeply influenced by the language of the “pro-choice” movement to the point that women experiencing miscarriages are routinely told false information about their own children and that information impacts …

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The midwife thought my miscarried baby was just ’tissue’… then she saw the photo and cried.

By Kyle Marie Editor’s note. This appeared at Live Action News and is reposted with the author’s permission. On July 1, 2019, my husband and I found out the devastating news that our baby’s heart had stopped beating just that day, when the baby was 8 weeks and 2 days old. As the ultrasound tech …

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