By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Great news for babies with spina bifida In a week that has seen two parliamentary attempts to strip protections from unborn babies, especially in Northern Ireland, the press has been celebrating surgeons’ ability to operate on babies in the womb with spina bifida. Huge operation For …Continue reading "Amazing: Unborn babies’ spines repaired in the womb in UK first"
Parents rejected abortion By Dave Andrusko Last October we wrote a post based on two stories written by New York Times Health and Medicine reporter Denise Grady which we headlined, “Parents reject abortion, mom undergoes experimental surgery to treat her son who suffers from severe spina bifida.” It was one of my favorite stories for …Continue reading "“Feisty” Baby Royer born less than four months after experimental prenatal spina bifida surgery"
Amazing news has emerged out of Philadelphia as it was recently revealed that the first successful pre-natal surgery to remove a heart tumor was performed at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The case came to light following the publication of a study in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Now three years old, little …Continue reading "Ground Breaking Prenatal Surgery a Success"
By Dave Andrusko By now, after all these years, the name of Dr. Scott Adzick, chief of surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, must be familiar to many readers of NRL News and NRL News Today. [See http://nrlc.cc/10cKYG3 and http://nrlc.cc/10cLaFg.] This uncommonly gifted fetal surgeon has done it again: removed an unborn baby partially out …Continue reading "Huge mass removed from unborn baby in latest prenatal surgery"