Chrissy Teigen now says her miscarriage was actually an abortion. Here’s why she’s wrong.

By Nancy Flanders TV personality Chrissy Teigen is now claiming that the miscarriage she suffered two years ago was actually an abortion, and that this realization was a surprise to her. Yet the truth is, Teigen did not have an abortion. Teigen and her husband, musician John Legend, used fertility treatments to have their first …

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Our miscarried children weren’t “parasites”

By Monica Snyder, Secular Pro-Life When pro-choice people conceptualize the embryo as a parasite, and pathologize pregnancy as our body’s failure to rid ourselves of a parasite, there’s another element of that discourse that I want to touch on. And that is how this kind of framing affects people who have experienced pregnancy loss.  I …

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Pro-choice OB/GYN becomes pro-life after miscarriage

By Sarah Terzo OB/GYN Dr. Lori Buzzett describes how she went from pro-choice to pro-life: Hi, I’m Dr. Lori Buzzett. And I’m an obstetrician gynecologist. I believed that the government shouldn’t have a say in what a woman did with her pregnancy. I felt that abortion shouldn’t be used as a form of contraception, but there …

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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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