Mother of Baby with Hydrocephalus is told to abort by 3 different doctors

By Sarah Terzo Hydrocephalus is a disease where fluid collects in the brain of an unborn baby. the prognosis varies, but many children with hydrocephalus go on to live normal lives. The mother of a child with hydrocephalus describes the pressure that was put on her to abort him. Jennifer Mckinstry was pregnant with her …

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Two years later, boy who “would never smile” can light up a room

By Nancy Flanders Doctors had all but convinced Jen and Brad Mckinstry that they should abort their son Colton. He had been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, the buildup of fluid in the ventricles within the brain, and the prognosis was anything but good. In fact, doctors were certain that their baby boy wouldn’t live. But on …

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Adverse prenatal diagnosis: Marlena’s story

Editor’s note. This guest post appeared at blog.secularprolife.org/2013/09/adverse-prenatal-diagnosis-marlenas.html. It was written by Secular Pro-Life member Lindsey Musgrave. By Lindsey Musgrave I hope that this story emphasizes the importance of researching all options and even getting a second opinion when faced with a prenatal diagnosis. Sometimes, things truly are bad when it comes to prenatal anomalies, …

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Told She could abort up until the day before delivery, British Mother Defies Experts Advice

By Dave Andrusko Whenever possible I try to make the last story of the day one that illustrates courage in the face of opposition. Often that is a story of a mother rejecting “expert” advice to abort. Such was the case with Kerry Holmes, who lives in Swindon in Southwest England.  Had she listened to …

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