By Susanne Maynes Years ago, as I drove my three young boys across town one day, an image randomly popped into my mind. I saw a bedroom with three regular-sized beds in it. Along one wall stood two tiny additional beds. All the beds were made up in plain white sheets. I pondered the picture …Continue reading "How Pregnancy Loss Exposes Abortion’s Elephant in the Room"
By Dave Andrusko My wife and I are big fans of Netflix and we keep an eye on which episodes of old shows (for which no new episodes are being made) will no longer be available to watch. There is always scuttlebutt about whether Longmire, one of our favorites, will be dropped. Why do I …Continue reading "“A Thing I’ll Never Understand”: the tragedy of an unborn life cut short"
By Susanne Maynes It was clear the young woman was in no hurry to leave our clinic. I had just spent an hour with her, and now we stood near the door saying our goodbyes. I offered her a hug. She not only accepted it, but silently clung to me for about two minutes. “Thank …Continue reading "One Surprising, Powerful Ministry Pregnancy Centers Can Provide to Their Communities"
By Texas Right to Life October was Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, a time to commemorate babies whose lives with us may have been brief but will be forever remembered by their grieving families. Each year, miscarriage, stillbirth, and early infant loss affect thousands of families. Many people don’t realize the extent of this …Continue reading "Dad’s touching photo is a reminder that pregnancy affects men, too"
By Kelli Planned Parenthood shared an article last week that has drawn the ire of many on social media. It likened miscarriage to abortion, calling the two “sisters.” Pro-Life Libertarians shared a screen shot of the posting, commenting with a quip of their own, showing how nonsensical they felt the comparison was: The Daily Wire shared …Continue reading "Women furious as Planned Parenthood equates miscarriage and abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Already the happy mother of two, Michelle Hui learned she was pregnant again in 2016. But at just a little over six weeks, she found blood stains on her pants, according to Anastasios Manaras of the Weekly Observer. Doctors tell Mrs. Hui and her husband Ross, she has lost her baby. To …Continue reading "Mother miscarries, but doctors later amazed to discover she is carrying a second “miracle baby”"
By Dave Andrusko To put it mildly, I am not on top of popular culture, even the most popular of popular culture such as the hit CBS television show The Big Bang Theory. That’s my excuse for not knowing about an incredible essay one of the stars of the show, Melissa Rauch, wrote about her …Continue reading "Takeaways for pro-lifers from a powerful PSA about pregnancy loss created by “Big Bang Theory” star Melissa Rauch"
By Nancy Flanders Melissa Rauch, one of the stars of the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, has announced her second pregnancy with her husband Winston. At the same time, she reflects on the loss of their first child due to miscarriage. The actress, whose Big Bang character has been leaning pro-life in her own …Continue reading "Big Bang Theory actress: Miscarriage ‘one of the most profound sorrows I have ever felt’"
By Dave Andrusko I’m not entirely sure the headline and sub-headline fully convey what JJ Keith actually wrote—“My miscarriages made me question being pro-choice: I was devastated when I lost my pregnancies, and I wondered: Does grieving this way mean abortion is wrong?”—but in its confusion and complexity it does capture the conflict in her …Continue reading "Miscarriage and the “never-borns”"
By Becky Yeh A stunning image of a baby boy, miscarried at 12 weeks gestation, is powerfully changing hearts and minds about abortion. Last year, Lara Price, shared the moving photo of her son, Noah, demonstrating the obvious humanity of preborn children in the womb and the brutality of abortion. The image, which displays Noah’s …Continue reading "Miscarried at 12 weeks, baby Noah is changing minds about abortion"
By Erin Mersino Like many women, I spent my early youth nurturing baby dolls. Some could hold their own bottle, some could cry by being flipped upside down, some looked more realistic than others—but they all shared one commonality. My dolls were all girls, or at least my imagination willed it so. How I loved …Continue reading "Sophie’s Mom"
By Dave Andrusko As happens so often, courtesy of the “World Wide Web,” a reader ran across a story I posted a while back and commented. The topic struck home with her in such a compelling way I am taking the liberty of reposting the story for others who may feel the same response. The …Continue reading "The fragility of life: a mesmerizing account of a baby lost to miscarriage"