Editor’s note. Yikes, I missed this alert from our friends at Massachusetts Citizens for Life. While the first episode aired last night, you can watch the premiere at pbs.org. A terrific use of 55 minutes of your time. Starting Wednesday, PBS is offering a new series about the first 9 months of our lives and …Continue reading "9 Months That Made You"
By Dave Andrusko Lucy Thornton, writing for the British publication, The Mirror, explained today When the doctor declared: “Baby Lourenco has been born and he has cried,” cheers erupted from the nurses who had spent the past 107 days caring for the unborn tot. So, the baby had been prenatally diagnosed with some malady that …Continue reading "Doctors and nurses care for unborn baby for 107 days, Lourenco’s birth a “miracle”"
By Rachel Leigh When Randy James and his wife, Evelyn, found out they were pregnant with their sixth child, they were thrilled. Their joy at the news was quickly replaced by fear when the first sonogram showed their son suffered from a diaphragmatic hernia—a condition that impedes the growth of the baby’s lungs. After being …Continue reading "Loss of Newborn Sparks Couple’s Long-Term Ministry to Moms"
Down to 13.5/1,000 in 2011 By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research The Guttmacher Institute, the statistical research arm of the abortion industry, has just released new data from its 2011 abortion survey with very encouraging results for pro-lifers. The new report, “U.S. Teenage Pregnancies, Births and Abortions, 2011: National Trends …Continue reading "New Guttmacher Study Shows a declining Teen Birth rate and declining Teen Abortion Rate"
Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. The twins’ embrace is so precious you may shed a tear of two of joy and happiness. These twins share a special bond. This beautiful video was taken just minutes after a set of twins’ birth by French nurse …Continue reading "Adorable twins don’t realise yet they’ve been born"
By Sarah Terzo Pro-Abortion author Katie Roiphe admits that abortion kills a life, and people know it: The idea that “life begins at birth” is useful politically, but as many have pointed out, in the age of sonograms, of cloudy little hands and feet coming into focus at nine weeks, how many people actually believe …Continue reading "Pro-abortion writer admits life begins before birth"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. This appeared in the March edition of National Right to Life News at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMarch2016.pdf. You can read the entire 41-page edition there and then forward selected stories or the entire issue using your social networks. Recently, a friend of mine, ever-sunny Robin, was all set …Continue reading "A baby’s life, no less sacred before birth than after birth"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Recently, a friend of mine, ever-sunny Robin, was all set to serve as a volunteer on a women’s retreat weekend. Then she learned that her beloved grandchild in utero, Quinn, had to be delivered by C-section the next morning. She left the retreat, bound for her daughter-in-law’s …Continue reading "No less sacred before birth than after birth"
By Dave Andrusko Up until her 37th week, Louise Bonfield of Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England had experienced an uneventful pregnancy. And when her right arm and leg began tingling, she was told by a doctor that it was merely a “trapped nerve.” But subsequently when her mother, Maggie Bonfield, saw her daughter’s face sag and …Continue reading "Baby delivered while mother in coma wakes her mom with a lick to the cheek"
By Dave Andrusko I always love to watch well-done stories of fetal development, even more so now that our daughter-in-law has had two babies. NRL News Today has written about many YouTube videos, here’s one more: “Life in the Womb (9 months in four minutes)” So what makes this compelling viewing? For some of the …Continue reading "“Life in the Womb (9 months in four minutes)”"
By Dave Andrusko A while back Slate managing editor Rachael Larimore, no dyed-in-the-wool pro-lifer, wrote a column titled, “What if I hadn’t been born” which touched off a flurry of comments. And because she is not one of us, it made her observations all the more telling. Let me offer a couple of summary points …Continue reading "Why the ‘What If I hadn’t been born’ question so annoys pro-abortionists"
By Dave Andrusko I’m guessing that on a first take, I might not be the only one to be of (at least) two minds about photographer Christian Berthelot’s “Cesar,” which is part of the Circulation(s) festival on view at Centquatre in Paris. “The French artist captures babies in their first moments of life — specifically, …Continue reading "Amazing photos taken seconds after birth show newborns in all their beautiful sublime grittiness"