Facing the many pressures and apprehensions when a woman is unexpectedly pregnant later in life

By Dave Andrusko Not so long ago I was able to share with the Sunday school class the wonderful news about the daughter of one of the members of the class. Her daughter was older, at the edge of the 15-44 age group that accounts for virtually all pregnancies. Everyone was worried sick there could …

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Facing a crisis pregnancy, this woman’s beautiful example of moral courage will warm your heart

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation         Cyberworld is full of amazing testaments to the beauty of life—if only we have eyes to see and a heart ready to be filled. I was reminded of this truism when a colleague sent me a TikTok video labeled @tellmethenewsjohnny. You see a sorrowful woman who …

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Parents receiving a prenatal diagnosis need extra support. Here’s how you can help

By Anne Marie Williams, RN, BSN While the overturning of Roe v. Wade is a cause for celebration among pro-lifers (while still realizing the work is just beginning), one group of pregnant women and their preborn children remain perilously abortion-vulnerable across the country. But there is a way to help them. Be Not Afraid (BNA), …

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Facing a crisis pregnancy, this woman’s beautiful example of moral courage will warm your heart

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation         Cyberworld is full of amazing testaments to the beauty of life—if only we have eyes to see and a heart ready to be filled. I was reminded of this truism when a colleague sent me a TikTok video labeled @tellmethenewsjohnny. You see a sorrowful woman who …

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Taking a “we-centered” approach to challenging pregnancies

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation In a  discussion with friends, I heard one of my dearest confidants lament the fact that so many people are blinded by pro-abortion ideology. How can people stand for the “right” to abortion, when that policy results in the ending of a sacred life and, quite often, …

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“She’s the best thing that’s ever happened to us” – Young dad grateful for his daughter and pregnancy help

By Lisa Bourne When Cole found out his girlfriend Zayda was pregnant, he really didn’t know what to think. Zayda was 14, at the time, Cole was 15. “We were pretty young,” Cole said. “I was very scared,” he said. “I didn’t know what I was gonna do.” Cole told Pregnancy Help News it was he who …

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“Everything is going to be okay.”

The experience of this grandmother/daughter/grandchild reminded me of some of the many posts I’ve written about women who become pregnant later-in some cases, much later in life. I particularly recall one, “I’m What? Accidentally pregnant at 42, I faced the hardest decision of my life,” a deeply personal reflection that appeared at http://parenting.com. Read the …

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Facing the pressures and fears of being unexpectedly pregnant later in life

By Dave Andrusko I shared a number of tweets this weekend with my pastor. He is, like all of us, under tremendous strain. It is one thing (as he should have) to conduct Sunday services via Facebook. It’s another to do so during Lent—especially Palm Sunday and, again, the following week on Easter. The next …

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Why it is so important to choose a Pro-Life Ob-GYN

 By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life  Federation She was 47 years old, living in Pennsylvania and considered a high-risk pregnancy. She desperately needed help from a doctor who would look out for the best interests of her baby and herself. She was also willing to drive hundreds of miles to secure the best possible …

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When unexpectedly pregnant, it is a testament to the strength and courage of a pregnant woman who honors life

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation She was a medical student, with a laser-like focus on completing her studies and obtaining her degree. Passionate about a prospective career as a neurosurgeon, she was completely dedicated to her research and the completion of her education. Then came the news of an unexpected pregnancy. …

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Pregnant and alone? A message for women facing unplanned pregnancy

By Chris Alexis Expectant mothers need support; that’s no secret. But when their surrounding environment or relationships don’t offer that, social media can be a place to discover it.   It is an important reminder that no one is truly alone, and if they look beyond their immediate circumstance, they will see that good people are …

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