In Hungary in 1952, abortion remained illegal. That in itself would be the first factor in saving the life of Dr. Imre Teglasy. At the time of his conception, his mother and father were facing difficulty, after communism took over the country.
A medical abortion involves taking two pills - but increasing numbers of women immediately regret their action after taking the first pill. Now they have a change to undo the effect of that first abortion tablet - and save their baby.
In just one month, 13 beautiful babies have been saved from abortion by the work of GiannaCare, a Dublin-based pregnancy counselling and care centre who are focused on reaching out to women right at the abortion referral clinic door. In January just past, 13 mothers decided against abortion when they were offered the compassionate support offered by GiannaCare, who say that women and their babies deserve this support and care. Volunteers with GiannaCare reach out to women who are often seeking abortion referral at Marie Stopes in fear and panic, and show them that there is a better life-affirming answer.
This year, once again, volunteers from all around the world took part in the tremendous 40 Days for Life campaign. The campaign - which takes place in 23 countries on 6 continents - is a community based effort which works to show local communities the consequences of abortion through outreach, prayer, and fasting.
This year, once again, volunteers from all around the world took part in the tremendous 40 Days for Life campaign. The campaign - which takes place in 23 countries on 6 continents - is a community based effort which works to show local communities the consequences of abortion through outreach, prayer, and fasting. The centerpiece of this extraordinary effort is the vigil that pro-life volunteers hold day after day in front of abortion clinics or abortion referral centres. The volunteers visible presence is a sign for the women going in and, additionally, pray constantly for the mothers entering the facility, the innocent children at risk of being killed, and the clinic workers.
Although he lived outside the womb for just four hours, baby Shane Haley gained almost one million followers on Facebook and garnered the attention of the world’s media due the innovative “bucket list” of fun activities or significant locations his parents took him to while he was still in the womb. Baby Shane had been prenatally diagnosed with anencephaly, a diagnosis his parents described as “devastating”.
This past week Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa, of the cutting-edge, outspoken, and frequently hilarious pro-life group, New Wave Feminists, wrote a touching and inspiring tribute to her son on his 15th birthday. Her son was born from a crisis pregnancy which Destiny experienced, when she was 16 but she stresses that she “didn’t save my son by choosing life. He saved me”.
Great news for women and babies in the North as a new life affirming pregnancy care centre is opening this October in Belfast to serve women facing unexpected pregnancies.
Stanton Healthcare Belfast has a mission: to provide the best possible medical care, as well as practical support, that women require as they attempt to navigate the obstacles many mothers face when confronted with an unexpected pregnancy. Stanton's mission is to provide care for mothers during pregnancy as well as to give them the support they need in order to choose life for their babies.