How Two Difficult Pregnancies Led One Woman to New Gig Serving Pregnant Women

By Jen Taggart Felonee Joo was 16 when she found out she was pregnant with her son Trinidy in 1999—the first of two challenging pregnancies that would set her on a course to serve other women in similar circumstances. “I was scared because I was certainly wondering what I was going to do, how I …

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“My daughter’s easily the best thing that’s ever happened to me”: the challenges and joys of being a pregnant college freshman

“She gave me hope” By SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Writing in the Times [of London], Emily Beater describes finding out she “was pregnant aged 19 during ‘freshers’ week at Oxford University, in one of the communal bathrooms in my college.” Her boyfriend and her family were both supportive, and, perhaps surprisingly, …

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Yes, Romper, It Is Legal to Lie to Pregnant Women, and You Are Part of the Problem

By Katie Franklin Did you know that it is legal to lie to pregnant women? Yes, according to Romper (which describes itself as “A parenting site by millennial women for millennial women”), a bastion of journalistic incompetence and a go-to outlet for fake moral outrage, pregnant women have been lied to for a long time. …

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How the Healing Work of Pregnancy Centers Reveals the Truth about Abortion

By Susanne Maynes I was invited to a local social service agency luncheon to represent our clinic and explain our services. After I shared, the floor was opened for questions. I fielded a few innocuous questions, and then one woman got bold and threw down the gauntlet. “I heard you are all about ending abortion …

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‘Fixer Upper’ Stars Reveal Pregnancy in ‘Little Heartbeat’ Ultrasound

By Katie Yoder Many in the media have long idolized “childfree” relationships. But that isn’t stopping one well-known couple from welcoming their fifth. Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines recently announced that they’re expecting their fifth child. On Wednesday, Joanna shared an ultrasound video showing the baby’s “little heartbeat” on Twitter and Instagram.   …

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Mom with rare eye cancer delivers healthy, cancer-free twins

By Dave Andrusko In a whirlwind of medical activity, Jessica Boesmiller had an eye removed just three weeks after a November diagnosis of a rare ocular cancer and then gave birth less than a month later to cancer-free twins—a boy, Mason Dare, and a girl, Piper Marie. Mrs. Boesmiller, the 37-year-old Healthy Living Director at …

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ACOG suddenly substitutes “fetus” for “baby” in popular pamphlet

By Dave Andrusko I saw the press release from a pro-life source last week but in the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving week I didn’t actually confirm what it claimed. My bad. The press release read A very subtle word change in a widely distributed patient handout may have major political implications. The American Congress …

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This pregnancy announcement destroys the ‘my body, my choice’ argument

By Claire Chretien November 21, 2017 – A unique pregnancy announcement skewers the illogical pro-abortion argument “my body, my choice.” Laura Klassen, the founder and director of the Canadian pro-life organization Choice 4 2, released a snarky video highlighting the flaws of this common pro-abortion slogan. Klassen begins the video, “There’s a body inside my …

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Dads Need a Life-Giving Voice in Crisis Pregnancies

By Tammy R. Shewfelt For years, our culture has promoted a not-so-positive definition of a man, father and husband. The crucial role of men in society and the family has been sidelined for many reasons. Whether men feel their diminished importance is due to forces outside of themselves, or they just lack the desire to …

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Study fails to show that unwanted pregnancies cause bad outcome for babies

By Sarah Terzo A study meant to document that children born from unwanted pregnancies grew up with serious problems failed. The study turned up no evidence linking unwanted pregnancies to unhappy children. The study did not find that children who were unwanted in the womb had bad lives. Researchers said: “There is contention that unwanted …

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