What if there was one simple thing you could do while pregnant to not only improve the health of your baby, but also your own health? Turns out, there is. Pregnancy is a natural and beautiful process, but it’s also mysterious and complex. You don’t actually know the whole of your baby’s health picture until […]
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On November 26, The Cut published an article titled “Every Parent Wants to Protect Their Child. I Never Got the Chance. To fight for my son, I have to argue that he should never have been born.” Jen Gann, the parenting editor for The Cut, tells of the tragic health complications that her toddler son, Dudley, faces […]
“I am a man with Down syndrome and my life is worth living.” These powerful words spoken by Down syndrome activist Frank Stephens evoked a standing ovation at last week’s U.S. Appropriations Committee hearing. Stephens lives boldly as a man with Down syndrome, challenging society’s view of what it means to live a life worth […]
Live Action News — In 1999, photographer Michael Clancy snapped a photo of then 21-week-old preborn Samuel Armas, who was grasping his surgeon’s hand through a hole in his mother’s uterus during a fetal surgery to correct his spina bifida. The photo, known as the “Hand of Hope,” became famous, because it confirmed the undeniable truth: the baby boy […]
On Monday night, the new ABC medical drama series, The Good Doctor, told the story of a woman with a high-risk pregnancy determined to give birth to her baby despite doctors’ recommendations that she abort. The episode ended, against all odds, with a successful, life-affirming outcome. How refreshing, in an age when pro-abortion storylines are so frequently worked into television scripts, […]
Live Action News — On October 3, 2017, a Facebook group created for parents raising children with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia shared an article from the website Motto detailing how a woman aborted her child with the condition. The article was meant to show the injustice of a ban on abortion after 20 weeks gestation; however, mother after […]
Live Action News — A North Carolina couple, after choosing life and saying abortion was not an option for them, are now the parents of seven children after giving birth to conjoined twins. Jason and Heather Kroeger were already the parents of five children when Heather realized she was pregnant. At first, the happy couple thought they only had […]