By Katie Franklin On this day 16 years ago, a pro-life pregnancy helpline launched, going on to take 35,000 calls from women in need that year. Since then, Option Line has grown to take that many calls, live chats, texts, and emails, in a single month, responding to a record 404,000 women and men facing …Continue reading "GOOD NEWS: More than 400,000 Found Life-Saving Support from Pro-life Helpline in 2018"
By Anna Reynolds From the earliest stages of pregnancy, a mother’s immune system supports the growth and development of her child. The mother’s body shelters a rapidly developing human being with unique genetic material for nine months without her immune system attacking the baby, and scientists have not known exactly how — but they’re getting …Continue reading "Researchers stunned at ‘complexity’ of how mom’s immune system supports preborn baby"
By Sarah Terzo Frank Pedreira, MD, recalls the following: “Denise, a 32-year-old woman with three children (Laura, Steven, and Stephanie) ranging in age from 2 – 7 years became pregnant for the fourth time. Her previous pregnancies were completely uneventful, and her three children were healthy, active, and bright. She and her husband were healthy …Continue reading "Doctors pressure family to abort baby because of dwarfism, baby is born healthy"
By Rebecca Downs Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Newsbusters. Society often tells young women that they have to choose between either their unborn children or their careers, but one defiant singer refuses to choose on Fox’s music drama Star. Season 3 of Star began last week with the arrival of a …Continue reading "‘Star’s’ Pro-Life Message: ‘I Don’t Intend on [Pregnancy] Slowing Down My Career in the Slightest’"
By Lauren Urrea It’s only by God’s grace and with His given strength that I was ever able to talk publicly about my pregnancy. Those closest to me can attest to what used to be my extreme fear of being in front of a crowd. It started when I was young and continued all the …Continue reading "Sing It Loud: Why Sharing Your Unplanned Pregnancy Story Matters"
By Tamara El-Rahi A few weeks before I knew I was pregnant, something felt different. I avoided soft cheese when offered, just in case. And I continued to wonder whether maybe, just maybe, there might be a special little life growing inside of me. When I did take the at-home pregnancy test, my husband and …Continue reading "The everyday miracle that is pregnancy"
By Katie Yoder Singer Cardi B is celebrating her pregnancy – even though people online and around her pressured her to opt for abortion. On Tuesday, The Breakfast Club published an interview with rapper Cardi B, where she talked about everything from her new album, Invasion of Privacy, to her baby bump. During her appearance, the …Continue reading "Singer Cardi B Talks Pregnancy: ‘I Didn’t Want to Deal’ with Abortion Regret’"
By Katie Yoder Many in the media have long idolized “childfree” relationships. But that isn’t stopping one well-known couple from welcoming their fifth. Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines recently announced that they’re expecting their fifth child. On Wednesday, Joanna shared an ultrasound video showing the baby’s “little heartbeat” on Twitter and Instagram. …Continue reading "‘Fixer Upper’ Stars Reveal Pregnancy in ‘Little Heartbeat’ Ultrasound"
By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Australian football [soccer] star Gary Rohan and his wife Amie have spoken out about their reaction when they found out that one of their unborn twins has anencephaly, and is not expected to survive after birth. The Sydney Swans star announced their pregnancy on Instagram, sharing …Continue reading "“BOTH our babies are beautiful, precious human beings”: A beautiful response to devastating news"
By Dave Andrusko This will be a short post, not because the message isn’t important (just the opposite) but because it will resonate so thoroughly and so completely. Sometimes I think I see all the best stuff when I’m on the treadmill at the gym. There I was this morning, huffing and puffing away, when …Continue reading "“You are your baby’s first home”"
By Texas Right to Life 15-year-old Caitlin was an honor student and state champion choir member with a possible college scholarship on the horizon. After a single decision led to an unplanned pregnancy, Caitlin’s plans changed. Despite tremendous obstacles, Caitlin ultimately chose Life for her son. The journey has been a difficult one with much …Continue reading "After choosing Life for her baby at 15, Texas teen describes the joy of meeting her son"
By Dave Andrusko We were at our adult daughters’ soccer game last night and since it is such hard work to watch them run pell-mell for 50 minutes, I thought I’d get myself a drink from the soda machine. I punched in the wrong numbers and got a Coke by mistake. Since I don’t drink …Continue reading "“One says Mom and one says Dad”"