Mother goes into labor with twins at 23 weeks, one week before the legal cut-off point for abortion in England

Doctors able to stave off delivery for three more weeks By Dave Andrusko Hull is a city in Yorkshire, with a population of some 260,000 people, and is located 155 miles north of London. You have to wonder how many other (if any) sets of twin preemies Hull Royal Infirmary had successfully delivered prior to …

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Mutual “Hug of Life” helps twins born 13 weeks premature survive

Special bond” still working 2 ½ years later By Dave Andrusko We have nurses in our family and the stories my sisters have told us about critically ill children and the resourcefulness and staying power of families are probably the most moving first-person accounts I’ve ever heard. So I was not really surprised when I …

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Superhero capes made for preemies in Britain ICU units raise everyone’s spirits

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. Two of my sisters …

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86-year-old man gifts hundreds of preemies with hand-knitted hats

By Lauren Enriquez Ed Moseley is an 86-year-old who resides at Dogwood Forest Assisted Living in Acworth, Georgia. According to a recent report by ABC News, Moseley recently retired from a career in engineering, but he stays busy at his assisted living home with an unlikely hobby: knitting hats. Moseley’s interest in knitting was sparked …

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TIME magazine’s “Preemie Revolution” illustrates how these babies are surviving and thriving

  By Dave Andrusko A front cover photo for the new TIME magazine unintentionally sends as strong a pro-life message as we could ever want: “Saving Preemies: Emalyn was Due in June, She arrived in March.” Written by Jeffrey Kluger, the home base for the story is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the …

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My Baby: Human Then, and Human Now

By Leena Kollar Editor’s note. This guest post appeared on the blog of Secular Pro-life. It was a quiet Sunday evening and my husband and I were winding down for the night to go to bed. We had contemplated going out to see a movie at the theater but decided against it. In hindsight, I …

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British Council Recommends No Treatment for Very Young Preemies

By Liz Townsend Editor’s note. This story, from the December 2006 edition of National Right to Life News, is part of our year-long “Roe at 40” series where we reprint stories all the way back to 1973. The following was bad news, indeed. If you are not a subscriber to NRL News, call us at …

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