By Erin Mersino Like many women, I spent my early youth nurturing baby dolls. Some could hold their own bottle, some could cry by being flipped upside down, some looked more realistic than others—but they all shared one commonality. My dolls were all girls, or at least my imagination willed it so. How I loved …Continue reading "Sophie’s Mom"
By Dave Andrusko As happens so often, courtesy of the “World Wide Web,” a reader ran across a story I posted a while back and commented. The topic struck home with her in such a compelling way I am taking the liberty of reposting the story for others who may feel the same response. The …Continue reading "The fragility of life: a mesmerizing account of a baby lost to miscarriage"
By Nancy Flanders Heather Ellis and her husband, Josh, have always wished for children, but after their first son, Cason, was born, they struggled to get pregnant. Fertility drugs helped, and they were thrilled to discover they were expecting identical twin boys. However, at 18 weeks, Ellis began experiencing some pressure and had a feeling …Continue reading "Miscarried at 22 weeks, identical twins are sharing the truth about abortion"
By Nancy Flanders Just one day after their pregnancy surprise video went viral, YouTube couple Sam and Nia turned the camera back on to share their heartbreak over losing their baby. The miscarriage came as a complete shock to the couple who were beyond thrilled to learn they were expecting child number three. Their adorable …Continue reading "Couple suffers miscarriage after pregnancy announcement goes viral"
By Calvin Freiburger Last time we checked in with the factually challenged “news explainer” Vox, Executive Editor Matthew Yglesias was testing out the novel (and by “novel” I mean “horrifying”) argument that the birth of his son convinced him that killing little tykes just like baby Jose needs to stay legal. In a similar vein, …Continue reading "Vox writer: Miscarriage convinced me to keep fighting for abortion"
By Susan Michelle It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the best of times for Planned Parenthood workers in Colorado who picked apart the remains of an aborted 11.6-week-old aborted baby while fetal procurement buyers stood there ready to pay money per organ. He is known as #AnotherBoy …Continue reading "A tale of two babies: Nathan Isaiah and #AnotherBoy"
By Nancy Flanders Two years ago the Fretz family’s world was forever changed when their baby boy was born too soon. At just 19 weeks and 6 days gestation, Lexi Fretz rushed to the ER in labor. Due to an incompetent cervix, she gave birth to Walter Joshua Fretz five hours later. “I was crying …Continue reading "Family remembers baby Walter, miscarried at 19 weeks"
By Nancy Flanders Twenty-five years ago, David Baxter was a paramedic in Canada, who was torn over whether or not abortion should be legal. He leaned towards the pro-abortion side, but his wife was more pro-life. “I was a fence-sitter,” he explained, “and my wife and I discussed it, and it was a topic of …Continue reading "Paramedic becomes pro-life after seeing 17-week miscarried baby"
By Kristi Burton Brown 1) 12-week-old Noah Noah died during a miscarriage at 12 weeks and 5 days. His mother willingly shared an amazing photo of his tiny human body so that others could see the humanity of the preborn child with their own eyes. “If [Noah] could help show one mother considering abortion the beauty …Continue reading "6 people whose lives are changing the abortion debate"
By Sarah Terzo A pro-life woman whose unborn baby girl died in the womb shared her experience on her blog. The loss of her daughter, whom she and her husband named Olivia Amy, led her to reflect on the lives abortion takes every year. Lisa and Bill were expecting their fifth child, and the …Continue reading "One couple’s heartbreaking tale of miscarriage gives contrast to abortion"
By Tom Riles Editor’s note. This was originally posted on LifeofDad.com _____________ Dear Son, I held you on Friday night for the first and last time ever. It was one of the saddest, proudest, most heartbreaking, and beautiful moments of my life. It was an honor to hold you. I’m proud of you, son. …Continue reading "Dear Son, It Was An Honor To Hold You"
By JoAnna Wahlund I recently saw the movie “The Giver” (and loved it, just as I’ve loved the book since childhood). It’s still fairly fresh in my mind, so perhaps that’s why I kept hearing Jonas’ mother say “Precision of language, please!” while I read this New York Times article, “The Dawn of the …Continue reading "Precision of Language, Please, New York Times"