Category Archives: pregnancy

“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

The everyday miracle that is pregnancy

By Tamara El-Rahi A few weeks before I knew I was pregnant, something felt different. I avoided soft cheese when offered, just in case. And I continued to wonder whether maybe, just maybe, there might be a

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

“You are your baby’s first home”

By Dave Andrusko This will be a short post, not because the message isn’t important (just the opposite) but because it will resonate so thoroughly and so completely. Sometimes I think I see all the best stuff

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

Once a Teen Mom, This Woman is Helping Others “Silence the Noise” to Choose Life

Laurie Gaines (right) chose life for her daughter, Arica, and that "choice" changed the course of her life. Photo Courtesy: Laurie Gaines

By Karen Ingle Her daughter’s 40th birthday marked a significant milestone for Laurie Gaines, a photographer, pregnancy center advocate, pro-life-missionary and author-in-the-making based in Fairfield, Calif. On Sept. 1, 1977, Gaines first met Arica, the baby who