Huge mass removed from unborn baby in latest prenatal surgery

By Dave Andrusko By now, after all these years, the name of Dr. Scott Adzick, chief of surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, must be familiar to many readers of NRL News and NRL News Today. [See http://nrlc.cc/10cKYG3 and http://nrlc.cc/10cLaFg.] This uncommonly gifted fetal surgeon has done it again: removed an unborn baby partially out …

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What does the evidence say about abortion’s impact on women?

By Dave Andrusko A short post to finish National Right to Life News Today for Monday. We’ve discussed many, many times how pro-abortionists believe that to give an inch is to give a mile. By that I mean they believe that to agree with anything that pro-lifers—or neutral sources, for that matter—say is the ultimate …

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“Science Fiction” Successes Humanize Unborn Children

By Dave Andrusko The following is part of our ongoing “Roe at 40,” stories from the files of National Right to Life News going back to 1973. If you are not a subscriber, you should be. Call us at 202 626-8828. The following appeared in the March 2002 edition. _____________________________ Two separate but related surgeries …

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Tumor removed five years ago from baby in utero, girl thriving today

        By Dave Andrusko Fox News and MSNBC News today reprinted a story from MyHealthNewsDaily.com that tells the remarkable story of a now 5-year-old girl who is thriving after in-utero surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as part of a larger look at the ways surgery on babies before birth is …

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More fetal surgery: tumor removed from baby’s mouth

By Dave Andrusko In a medical first, doctors from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida, removed a tennis ball-size tumor from the mouth of an unborn baby. The results were reported in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Dr. Ruben A Quintero and his team report that the baby was successfully treated while in utero …

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Fetal Surgery Shows Unborn Babies Are Patients Too

By Wesley J. Smith We hear sometimes from pro abortion types that fetuses are nothing of moral note until they are born–and sometimes not even then, e.g., personhood theory.  We are sometimes told that during prenatal care, only the mothers are patients.  Yet, a story just came out about life saving prenatal surgery.  From the …

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Prenatal Surgery and Spina Bifida: No longer considered “experimental”

By Dave Andrusko “I remember when I did my first one when this was just being pioneered. I was just awestruck with it – and I was doing it! And I still get a kind of a shiver almost when I do one of these.”            — Dr. Lee Sutton, pediatric neurosurgeon at Children’s Hospital …

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