Prenatal diagnosis of heart defects leads to more happy outcomes

  By Dave Andrusko A tip of the hat to News 4 in Jackson, Florida and to the Miami Herald for wonderful accounts about Tina Morton and her now five-month-old daughter, Addison. Reporters Jodi Mohrmann and Howard Cohen used the Mortons’ experience to investigate the more and more common practice of detecting—and monitoring–heart problems in …

Continue reading "Prenatal diagnosis of heart defects leads to more happy outcomes"

Catholic groups provide support, friendship, and hope to parents after prenatal diagnosis

  By Nancy Flanders Receiving a prenatal diagnosis can be the most heartbreaking time in a person’s life. Being told that your child has a small chance at living or won’t live at all can instill the kind of fear in parents that leads to abortion at the advice of their doctor. Unfortunately, many parents …

Continue reading "Catholic groups provide support, friendship, and hope to parents after prenatal diagnosis"

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, …

Continue reading "Adverse prenatal diagnosis: Marlena’s story"