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”"
Editor’s note. This analysis comes courtesy of the Alliance Defending Freedom. Over at The Federalist, ADF Director of Alliance Relations Alison Howard Centofante looks at a recent movement to “expose” pregnancy care centers. Let’s take a look. Here’s how Alison introduces the organization: The rather crudely-named “Lady Parts Justice League” [LPJL] recently launched a new …Continue reading "“Exposing” Pregnancy Resource Centers"
Editor’s note. This appeared in Life Issues Forum and is reposted with permission. I had been brought up to believe that life is always a gift, but it certainly didn’t feel like one when I gazed in shock at a positive pregnancy test. As a mom who had my first baby in college, I know that …Continue reading "Supporting a Friend When She’s Unexpectedly Expecting"
Editor’s note. This appeared this month in Life Issues Forum and is reposted with permission. I had been brought up to believe that life is always a gift, but it certainly didn’t feel like one when I gazed in shock at a positive pregnancy test. As a mom who had my first baby in college, I …Continue reading "Supporting a Friend When She’s Unexpectedly Expecting"
By Texas Right to Life Pro-Life students at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas, have an active presence on campus. The Pro-Life student group, Lumberjacks for Life, works to bring the Culture of Life to their community. In 2009, Lumberjacks for Life embarked on an exciting initiative when they became the first Pro-Life group …Continue reading "“Lumberjacks for Life” work to empower pregnant and parenting students on campus"
By Dave Andrusko This very short post has one purpose which is to direct you to a delightful video. Here you will find a 90-second video that in a very innocent and affectionate way illustrates the growth of a baby from conception to birth. Labeled simply “Introducing,” the mother and father document “Our little 9 …Continue reading "Before you know it, the reward is in your hands: from conception to birth in 90 seconds!"
As cute as it gets, Part Two By Dave Andrusko I first watched “From Bump to Buzz” a while back and I’ve made it a habit to periodically view the time-lapse video again and again. It’s a delightful 3 minute, 9 second video released online by Tom Fletcher, the lead singer of the British band …Continue reading "Singer Tom Fletcher documents the entire pregnancy of his wife in time-lapse video"
By Carol Tobias, President Editor’s note. This editorial appeared on page three of the March digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please be sure to read the issue in its entirety and pass stories along to your pro-life friends and family. On March 8, the world “celebrated” International Women’s Day, widely promoted by …Continue reading "Helping Women – All Year Long"