‘I’m living proof that where there is life, there is hope. Always.’

By Dave Andrusko You’d have to be an especially careful reader (and prodigious consumer of) NRL News Today stories to have noticed that many-to-most of the truly inspiring accounts of babies who survived even though physicians had advised their parents to abort appear in the British publication, the Daily Mail. Another such powerful story appeared …

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Amazing new MRI technology allows parents to see active unborn babies in exquisite detail

By Dave Andrusko Before you even finish the first paragraph of this story, click on the link below or go directly to youtube.com/watch?v=OPT9ntaD-50. Words like “astonishing” and “breathtaking” instantly come to mind. Using (here’s one of those words again) a revolutionary MRI technique, a London-based team of medics is allowing parents to see their unborn …

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Pregnancy Apps are powerful tools in the fight to protect unborn babies

By Dave Andrusko Bless her heart, what a wonderful post by Bethany Mandel today at The Federalist. Her headline is nothing short of perfect: “A Simple Pregnancy App Demonstrates the Humanity of Abortable Human Babies: Sorry, abortion advocates. An unborn baby that can grasp, suck its thumb, hiccup, smile, and frown is more than a …

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Scientists think there's an evolutionary mechanism whereby the baby assists in protecting the mother's heart during and after pregnancy.

Can an unborn baby really send stem cells to repair its mother’s organs?

Scientists think there’s an evolutionary mechanism whereby the baby assists in protecting the mother’s heart during and after pregnancy. Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. This popular meme suggests that an unborn baby can send its own stem cells to its mother to repair damaged …

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Unborn Baby Proven to Be More Than a Clump of Cells on ‘Big Bang Theory’

By Justin Ashford CBS’s Big Bang Theory has kept the pro-life message going with the storyline of Bernadette’s pregnancy this season. This time, they focus on the baby’s development including how it already “hears voices.” On Thursday’s episode “The Brain Bowl Incubation,” Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Amy (Mayim Bialik) decide to combine their skin cells …

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Baby LynLee Hope, born twice, survives risky in utero surgery and is now thriving

By Dave Andrusko Imagine, if you can, what was going through Margaret Boemer’s mind. The Lewisville, Texas mom had already lost one of her unborn twins before the second trimester when doctors recommended she abort the second twin. Why? Because the baby girl, who was by then 16-weeks old, had a tumor on her spine, …

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The lessons of an almost-lost unborn baby

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. The editorial appears on page 2 of the September digital edition of NRL News. (www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsSept2016.pdf) Please share as many stories as you can, using your social media contacts. As long as I have been involved (since the 1970s!), I never, ever cease to be amazed by how many ways there …

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Wouldn’t You Want to Know if Your Underage Daughter was Having an Abortion?

By Marissa Mayer As a parent, do you care about your child’s health and well-being? In 2010, Alaska voters approved a state law that requires parental notification when their minor daughter requests an abortion (with a bypass option for special circumstances). The goal was to encourage open dialogue between parents and their pregnant daughters. Sounds …

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The Court, the House, and the elections ahead

By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Editor’s note. Charles J. Chaput is the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Philadelphia. The bill he refers to in this column written for the CatholicPhilly earlier this month has since passed the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee, in addition to have passed the full House of Representatives. “The Court has …

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This mum lost her unborn baby – but then discovered a secret twin was still alive in the womb!

Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. After losing her eight-week-old unborn baby due to a tragic ectopic pregnancy, Sadie Brittle was amazed to discover she was still pregnant – with the baby’s twin. Doctors confirmed Sadie had what’s known as a heterotopic pregnancy – a …

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Seeing an unborn baby through the eyes of a child

By Dave Andrusko “One of the joys of being a grandparent is getting to see the world again through the eyes of a child.” — David Suzuki When I first saw the YouTube video that showed little Myla I’Anson momentarily transfixed, then happy, then seemingly saddened by watching an ultrasound of her unborn baby sister, …

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VIDEO: Heartwarming moment toddler sees her unborn sister for the first time

A mum expecting her second child has captured the adorable moment where her two-year-old daughter first saw an ultrasound scan of her little sister. Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. The home video shows young Myla I’Anson, kissing and hugging the TV screen as she …

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